creating dictionarie names, using variables?
me at privacy.net
Thu Jan 12 12:33:44 CET 2006
On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 18:00:53 -0700,
"Livin" <livin at cox.net> wrote:
> Are you saying that each child dictionary actually has its own 'key',
> not just the items within it?
I don't quite understand "its own 'key'."
There is a main dictionary. The keys come from replacing spaces with
plusses in item. The values are another dictionary. The keys of
this other dictionary are the strings 'Group', 'Status', etc. The
values of this other dictionary are item, item, etc.
> The goal is to create a dictionary with many dictionaries in it.
> - each child dictionary will hold a single 'device' and its related
Agreed. Call this the parent dictionary. I called it devDict.
> - I want to name the child dictionaries the same as their device name
> so it is easy to call them from within the dictionary.
The names of the child dictionaries exist as keys in the parend
> - also, they dictionary will be dynamic, thus the # of devices is
> always changing so they need to be created on-the-fly.
Yes, child dictionaries can be created on the fly, and be manipulated
and managed within the parent dictionary.
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