Instantiating variable classes

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Mar 20 10:21:22 CET 2003


Wouter van Marle wrote:

> I am thinking of something like this (don't have a python interpreter
> at
> hand to try):
> 
> Instances = [repcls0(), repcls1(), repcls2()]
> myClass = Instances[X]
> 
> Should do the job. You basically stuff all your functions in an array
> and
> call the right one directly.

Your code fragment doesn't do that; it calls all the functions and
stores their result in the list.  What you probably meant was

	functions = [repcls0, repcls1, repcls2]
	result = functions[x]()

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