[Zope] Random # generator

John Toews john@academiccolab.org
Fri, 23 May 2003 14:26:16 -0500

n/m I'm stupid.

import random
g =3D random.random()
return g

or simply

import random
return random.random()

Both work. Thanks!

-----Original Message-----
From: Passin, Tom [mailto:tpassin@mitretek.org]=20
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2003 2:18 PM
To: zope@zope.org
Subject: RE: [Zope] Random # generator

[ John Toews]
> I know this is a stupid question, I'm feeling quite inept as a=20
> programmer right now, but I cannot figure out how to generate a random

> number. I've tried a few different methods but can't seem to get any=20
> good result.
> Code (Python script):
> import random
> g =3D random.Random()
> return g

Gotta check the manual - it's


Also, you can just write this if you like (no need for the intermediate
variable) -

import random
return random.random()

Works fine for me!


Tom P

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