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Python Practice Creating and Using Functions in Python Practice Functions Use an External Function

Sakinah McCoy
Sakinah McCoy
471 Points

I keep getting told to add the CommunicationError in a try-except block. Which I've done here. What am I missing?

using_a_function.py
"""
This is importing a function named `tweet` from a file
    that we unfortunately don't have access to change.

You use it like so:
>>> tweet("Hello this is my tweet")

If the function cannot connect to Twitter,
    the function will raise a `CommunicationError`
If the message is too long,
    the function will raise a `MessageTooLongError`
"""
from twitter import (
    tweet,
    MessageTooLongError,
    CommunicationError,
)

message = input("What would you like to tweet?  ")
result = tweet(message)

try:
    tweet(message)

except CommunicationError:
    print("An error occurred attempting to connect to Twitter. Please try again!")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,810 Points

It looks like you've got an extra call to tweet, and the first one isn't included in the try block. Remove that one and you should pass task 2.