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14 Jul 2012, 11:52
Charlie (3 posts)

I am trying to generate a random number in a Google App Engine application using, but I keep getting this error message:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN” “”> ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax

How could I generate a random number, and assign it to a variable in one view for use in another view?

04 Aug 2012, 17:58
Mark Chu-Carroll (14 posts)

Sorry for the delay in answering - I’ve been crazy busy lately.

In any case - I’m not sure what’s going on; without seeing your source code, it’s hard for me to guess why you’re getting a syntax error. The error that you’re showing looks like you’re trying to run an HTML file as python. Your python code shouldn’t have an XHTML header.

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