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Python

Morse code challenge - can't solve it!

Afternoon all,

I've been staring at this for a while now and have browsed other solutions within the Community pages but can't see what I've done wrong here.

I think continuing to stare at the code is unlikely to produce a different result so I could do with some help, please!

Thanks,

Steve.

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

    def ___str___(self):
        output = []
        for c in self.pattern:
            if c == '.':
                output.append('dot')
            elif c == '_':
                output.append('dash')
        return "-".join(output)

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

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,164 Points

Your code is fine. :+1:

You just have the wrong name for your method. You have "___str___" (with 6 underscores), but the name should be "__str__" (with 4 underscores).

Thanks Steven,

That's very odd, though. In the IDE, there's two underscores each side so there must be some weird copy/paste issue that I created.

Thanks again - that'll give me something more interesting to stare at today! :smile:

Steve.

:+1:

Thomas Beaudry
Thomas Beaudry
29,084 Points

Did it work OK Steve Hunter, I am currently on this also? Thank you :)

Yep - all worked fine. :+1:

Hey Steve.. did you find a solution to this challenge? I tried writing the same code you have above but with double underscores but my code still isn't passing

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,164 Points

When I checked his code the first time, I copied the above and pasted it directly into the challenge. And then after only changing the name, it passed.