[Tutor] help with homework
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Oct 29 00:48:42 CET 2012
On 28/10/12 21:37, Sandra Beleza wrote:
> def GetNames():
> while len(names)<3:
> name=raw_input("Name: ")
> if name in names:
> print name, "is already in the data. Try again."
> if name not in names:
You should probably stop your function here by returning names.
> for each in names:
> print "Hurray for", each +"!"
It's good practice to keep the presentation logic outside
the function. Your loop would then change to
for each in getNames():
> However I cannot use the len() built in function. The Teacher is asking
> for another solution that does not use the len() t
That's bizarre. It forces you to write a bad solution.
However, Mark has already given you the necessary hint.
But using len() is absolutely the sane way to do this
(unless you are paranoid about micro performance).
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