ConfigParser & converting strings to lists

Edward K. Ream edream at tds.net
Sun Jun 23 12:05:17 CEST 2002


JohnJacob wrote:

> You just want to get your list back from it's string representaion, right?
> Try eval:
> 
> files = eval(config.get("recent files", "recentFiles"))

Brilliant!  As Paul Erdos would say, this is the way it is written in
"The Book".  Thank you!

Edward
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