Getting a class from its name

Jeremy Yallop jeremy at
Tue Aug 20 23:55:47 CEST 2002

* Henrik Motakef
| I guess thats an easy one, but somehow I'm blocked.
| How do I get a class given its name (or an object of this class
| ultimatly)?
| Say I have the string "xml.dom.Node", how do I use it to make a Node
| object?

The FAQ addresses this problem for functions.  The principles are the


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