Building a function call? (update)

Francois De Serres fdeserres at gmx.net
Wed Jul 13 19:31:44 CEST 2005


Scott David Daniels wrote:

>Francois De Serres wrote:
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>>Francois De Serres wrote:
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>>>Having a string: "dothat"
>>>and a tuple: (x, y)
>>>1. What's the best way to build a function call like: dothat(x,y)?
>>>
>>>Assuming dothat is def'd in the same module,
>>>2. is: eval("dothat(x,y)", None, (('x', 100), ('y', 200)))
>>>the right way to have it executed?
>>>      
>>>
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>You do know that you could do something like:
>      result = eval('dothat')(100, 200)
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>That is, eval of the function name gives you a function.
>
>--Scott David Daniels
>Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
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No I did not know. And, that, is smart!
Many thanks,
F.




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