Dynamically naming objects.

Kalibr space.captain.face at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 06:35:26 CEST 2008


On Jun 7, 1:20 pm, Hans Nowak <zephyrfalcon!NO_SP... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kalibr wrote:
> > I've been developing a small script to fiddle with classes, and came
> > accross the following problem. Assuming I get some user input asking
> > for a number, how would I spawn 'n' objects from a class?
>
> > i.e. I have a class class 'user' and I don't know how many of them I
> > want to spawn.
>
> > Any ideas?
>
> Sure. This will give you a list of n instances of user:
>
>    [user() for i in range(n)]
>
> Of course, you could also use a good old for loop:
>
>    for i in range(n):
>        u = user()
>        ...do something with u...
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> --
> Hans Nowak (zephyrfalcon at gmail dot com)http://4.flowsnake.org/

whoops, replied to author....

What I wanted to ask before was won't 'u' be overwritten with a new
object each time the loop ticks over?

what I want to do is have, say 5 users in a game, so I'd have to spawn
5 objects. I can't do that because I have'nt hardcoded any object
names for them.

or does it somehow work? how would I address them if they all have the
name 'u'?



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