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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

I cant get past this question. Please explain what i'm doing wrong or at least provide a solution i can compare to?

The scrip dose its job, but isn't passing the question. Why????

Ran 1 test in 0.000s OK


ERROR: test_exception_not_raised (main.TestRaiseExecution)

Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 23, in test_exception_not_raised File "/workdir/utils/challenge.py", line 20, in execute_source exec(src) File "", line 7, in

EOFError: EOF when reading a line

ERROR: test_exception_raised (main.TestRaiseExecution)

Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 30, in test_exception_raised File "/workdir/utils/challenge.py", line 20, in execute_source exec(src) File "", line 7, in

EOFError: EOF when reading a line

Ran 2 tests in 0.002s FAILED (errors=2)

def suggest(product_idea):
    if len(product_idea) < 3:
        raise ValueError("that suggestion will not work.")
    return product_idea + "inator"

    product_idea = input('what is your suggestion? ')
    new_name = suggest(product_idea)
except ValueError as err:
        print('must be greater then three letters.')

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

It looks like you did a good bit of things not asked for in the instructions. In particular, you won't need any "try" or "except", and you won't need to "input" or "print" anything.

Your task is only to modify the function, you won't need to call it yourself.

Thank you for the fast response! You were correct. I submitted the function and it passed. looking at it now can see that I did well more then needed. Tho it did cement the thought path covered in this section!