|An Introduction to Python|
by Guido van Rossum and Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Paperback (6"x9"), 124 pages
RRP £12.95 ($19.95)
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8.1 Syntax Errors
Syntax errors, also known as parsing errors, are perhaps the most common kind of complaint you get while you are still learning Python:
>>> while True print 'Hello world' File "<stdin>", line 1, in ? while True print 'Hello world' ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax
The parser repeats the offending line and displays a little `arrow'
pointing at the earliest point in the line where the error was
detected. The error is caused by (or at least detected at) the token
preceding the arrow: in the example, the error is detected at
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