[Python-ideas] A "within" keyword
mike at selik.org
Fri Jun 8 18:07:28 EDT 2018
You can use ``eval`` to run an expression, swapping in a different globals
and/or locals namespace. Will this serve your purpose?
In : import types
In : ns = types.SimpleNamespace(a=1)
In : eval('a', ns.__dict__)
On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 11:43 AM David Teresi <dkteresi at gmail.com> wrote:
> One of the features I miss from languages such as C# is namespaces that
> work across files - it makes it a lot easier to organize code IMO.
> Here's an idea I had - it might not be the best idea, just throwing this
> out there: a "within" keyword that lets you execute code inside a
> namespace. For example:
> # A.py
> import types
> cool_namespace = types.SimpleNamespace()
> within cool_namespace:
> def foo():
> print("foo run")
> import A
> within A.cool_namespace:
> foo() # prints "foo run"
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