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(New conditional expressions in 2.5)

Date:12/18/06
Author:Ezequiel Pochiero
URL:n/a
Comments:1
Info:http://www.python.org
Score: (2.35 in 26 votes)
#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: iso-8859-1 -*-
"""99 Bottles of Beer, by Ezequiel Pochiero. (Requires Python 2.5)"""

song=''
for n in range(99,0,-1):
    s1= `n`+(' bottles' if n!=1 else ' bottle')
    s2 = (`n-1` if n-1!=0 else 'no more')+(' bottles' if n!=2 else ' bottle')
    song += '%s of beer on the wall, %s of beer. \n\
Take one down and pass it around, %s of beer on the wall.\n\n' % (s1,s1,s2)

song += 'No more bottles of beer on the wall, no more bottles of beer. \n\
Go to the store and buy some more, 99 bottles of beer on the wall.'

print song

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Comments

>>  Avi said on 01/08/09 08:25:24

Avi Since backticks are gone in python3.0, this version need to be revised

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