dictionary and __getattr__

Michael Abbott michael at rcp.co.uk
Thu Sep 6 12:24:44 CEST 2001

Harald Kirsch <kirschh at lionbioscience.com> wrote in 
news:yv28zfsr6e8.fsf at lionsp093.lion-ag.de:

> Wouldn't it be nice if this would work:
>   d = {'x': 1}
>   print d.x
> i.e. every entry in a dictionary is also an attribute of the
> dictionary itself. 
> Is there a class wrapper for that somewhere available?

I expect this would work:

    	class Wrap:
    	    def __init__(self, dict):

    	d = {'x': 1}
    	dd = Wrap(d)
    	print dd.x

Of course, this may not be exactly what you want, because dd won't follow 
updates to d.

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