hey guys please check my pytohn program

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Sun Jul 17 19:30:04 UTC 2005

On zo, 2005-07-17 at 19:58 +0500, Mustafa Abbasi wrote:

>         while True: #the list making loop
>             a= raw_input('enter items ')
>             if a == 'quit':
>                 break
>             else: 
>                 shoplist.append(a)
>             print shoplist
>         else :
>             print 'shoplist done'

while/else is not valid combination. It's also clearer to use an infinte
loop and simply break when needed.

>         print 'there are %s \nitems in your shoplist' % len(shoplist),

The python built-in string formatting is nice, use it :)

>             if b =='remove':
>               	    remove()
                  print 'that item does not exist'

Exception handling, look it up in diveintopython

>             #how do i print this list as a text file.

fd = open('filename','w')
for line in shoplist:
Dennis K.
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