is there an equivalent of javascript's this["myMethod"] for the currently running script?

Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at
Wed Jul 6 05:58:39 CEST 2005

markturansky at enlightened us with:
> var m = this["MethodName"];
> m();  //this invokes a method in javascript
> How do I do the same in python?

getattr. Read the documentation, it's all in there.

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