newbie question - object from a string?
gordon.scott at peregrine.com
Mon Nov 26 19:41:05 CET 2001
I'm writing a script to handle some event data and I came across a problem I
can't figure out.
The script loads a handler class and passes the data to function names I
have defined in a setup XML
file. I want to abstract the handler class out and place that name in the
setup XML file as well
so that I can easily change handlers.
I can't seem to figure out how to get an object instance out of a string
that represents the class name.
eval() looks like it will work, but I get a name error because the class has
not been imported.
I've been plowing through the archives and seem to be driving myself in
Is there a way to dynamically import the class? Or is there entirely
different approach I should be
using to accomplish this?
Any help would be appreciated...
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