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Re: Python Guru needed



On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Jim <mickeyboa sbcglobal net> wrote:
>> Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>>>
>>> Jim wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> FC 10/KDE
>>>>
>>>> I'm trying to set a simple Alarm Clock in FC10 and I have a Python
>>>> script I picked up, but I have error, running the script.
>>>> Can you explain to me with # comments on each line how to make this work.
>>>>
>>>> import time
>>>> import os
>>>>
>>>> not_executed = 1
>>>>
>>>> while(not_executed):
>>>> dt = list(time.localtime(time.time())
>>>> hour = dt[3]
>>>> minute = dt[4]
>>>> if hour == 5 and minute == 45:
>>>> os.popen2("open /Users/jun/shout.mp3")
>>>> not_executed = 0
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Error Message;
>>>>
>>>> $ python AlarmClock
>>>>  File "AlarmClock", line 7
>>>>   dt = list(time.localtime(time.time())
>>>>    ^
>>>> IndentationError: expected an indented block
>>>>
>>>
>>> It's because of Python's always charming significant whitespace.  I.E.
>>> Python uses indenting instead of braces, making problems like this
>>> extremely common.  (No sane language even has "IndentationErrors". Also,
>>> you were missing a paren, but that's not what caused the error above.
>>>
>>> A correct version is attached.  Hopefully it will not get mangled by
>>> your client.
>>>
>>> Matt Flaschen
>>>
>>
>> I ran yo
>> $ python times.py
>> Welcome to the talking alarm clock
>> This program is public domain
>>
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>  File "times.py", line 1, in <module>
>>   import time
>>  File "/home/mickey/time.py", line 8, in <module>
>>   t = time.localtime(time.time())
>>
>> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'localtime'
>>
>> Python is having problems of execute this line.
>>
>> t = time.localtime(time.time())
>
>
> 1) This is getting offtopic
> 2) You need to at least send us the script you're using
> 3) There is no way that that line of code doesn't work if you did
> `import time` first
> 4) You may want to check and IRC channel such as irc://freenode.net/fedora


Also, there are several alarm apps already in Fedora, it doesn't seem
like you're trying to learn Python, so might be best to just use an
already existing app.


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