[Chicago] dict to local vars?

Toby, Brian H. toby at anl.gov
Wed Jan 22 23:05:25 CET 2014


Yes, indeed, the optional args for eval() is exactly what I wanted to know! Four answers to an obscure (IMHO) question in less than 45 minutes -- you folks are incredible. Many thanks.

Brian

On Jan 22, 2014, at 2:13 PM, Toby, Brian H. wrote:

Can any Python gurus help me find a cleaner way to attack a problem? I am of the opinion that anything can be done in Python (though not always cleanly or wisely), but so far how to define variables in the local namespace from a dict has so far eluded me.

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