No-brainer? Dictionary keys to variable name?
chris.myers at ingenta.com
Fri Aug 2 22:22:52 CEST 2002
Thanks, all for your replies and help.
I have decided to do the following, and it works fine for me:
I kept the function definition with all the keyword arguments, with
defaults, and I call the function using
and it works nicely, and as I wanted.
Thanks again, all.
Mark McEahern wrote:
> [Steve Holden]
> > Perhaps I'm missing something, but with keyword arguments
> > providing default values, doesn't this get everything the OP wanted?
> Not as far as I can tell. The OP wants to define the func without
> specifying the arguments:
> def foo(**kwargs)
> AND call the func with a dict:
> AND presumably not have to initialize default values.
> Talk about having your cake and eating it too, eh?
> // m
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