[Tutor] What does "TypeError: 'int' object is not iterable" mean?
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Thu Oct 21 14:52:17 CEST 2010
On 21/10/2010 13:42, Richard D. Moores wrote:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "c:\P26Working\test_urllib2_21a.py", line 148, in<module>
> unchanged_count, higher_count, lower_count, secs =
> sleep_seconds_control(unchanged_count, higher_count, lower_count,
> TypeError: 'int' object is not iterable
> I'm working on a script that keeps track of the USD -> Japanese Yen
> exchange rate. I'm experimenting with adding functionality that
> changes the seconds to sleep between web scrapes, depending on
> consecutive outputs of no change in the exchange rate. Please see the
> code at<http://tutoree7.pastebin.com/KWmdk8jb>
sleep_seconds_control is returning an integer.
You're trying to assign that integer to the four names:
unchanged_count, higher_count, lower_count, secs
Python therefore tries to iterate over the integer to
allocate one item to each of the four name.
And it can't. Because it's an integer
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