[Tutor] What does "TypeError: 'int' object is not iterable" mean?

Eloy Zuniga Jr. eloyz.email at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 15:05:53 CEST 2010

One of your variables (e.g. unchanged_count, higher_count, lower_count,
secs) is an integer and your method expects a sequence (iterable) value.

Examples of iterable values:

   1. str
   2. unicode
   3. list
   4. tuple
   5. xrange and range

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 7:42 AM, Richard D. Moores <rdmoores at gmail.com>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,
> secs)
> 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>
> I'm at a loss as to what the error means.
> Thanks,
> Dick Moores
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Eloy Zuniga Jr.
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