implicit variable declaration and access

Cameron Laird claird at
Tue Jun 14 03:08:03 CEST 2005

In article <d8l2lh$isj$1 at>,
Ali Razavi  <arazavi at> wrote:
>Tom Anderson wrote:
>> On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Ali Razavi wrote:
>>> Is there any reflective facility in python that I can use to define a 
>>> variable with a name stored in another variable ?
>> Are you absolutely sure you want to do this?
>> tom
>Have you ever heard of meta programming ?
>I guess if you had, it wouldn't seem this odd to you.

Mr. Razavi, Python has explicit idioms for metaprogramming that
most experienced Pythoneers favor over name-reflection.  <URL: >
is only one of several useful write-ups on the subject.

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