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Calin Nicoara
Calin Nicoara
10,266 Points

Code challenge not passing although it works in workspaces

Hi everyone,

I am working on this code challenge (construction-zone in OOP python) however I can't see why it fails. In the workspace it seems to be working fine. Maybe there is something I am missing.

Thank you :)

class Letter:
    def __init__(self, pattern=None):
        self.pattern = pattern

    def __iter__(self):
        yield from self.pattern

    def __str__(self):
        output = []
        for blip in self:
            if blip == '.':
        return '-'.join(output)

    def from_string(cls, strings):
        normal_patterns = []
        for overt_pattern in strings.split('-'):
            normal_patterns.append('.' if overt_pattern == 'dot' else '-')
        return cls(normal_patterns)

class S(Letter):
    def __init__(self):
         pattern = ['.', '.', '.']

2 Answers

Your else is appending a hyphen instead of an underscore to normal_patterns. Other than that it should pass (but doesn't) unless I'm missing something too.

Weird. I copy/pasted and tried again (with an underscore) and it passed.

Calin Nicoara
Calin Nicoara
10,266 Points

You're right. I really did not see that it should be an underscore and not an actual dash like it says. Really confusing. Thank you! It passed now!