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Padmanaban Ganesan padhu.47 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 14:29:06 CET 2009

Really a splendid code snippet.

Could any one explain me whats this in it .... abs(i)....???

2009/3/24 Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>

> "Daniele" <d.conca at gmail.com> wrote
>> for i in range(-10,11):
>>   print '*'*(11-abs(i))
> Apologies, this is actually more powerful than my solution which only
> addressed the immediate concern of  printing decreasing lines. This of
> course covers both sides of the triangle.
> It was only when I thought that it should be possible to do both in one
> loop that I came up with the same solution! :-)
> The question for Jared is do you understand how it works?
> That is probably more important than getting it to work!
> Alan G
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