Newbie help- Can multiple instances with multiple names automatically created.

Jan Kaliszewski zuo at
Mon Jan 4 23:56:57 CET 2010

2010-01-04, 22:54:41 Chris Rebert <clp2 at> wrote:

> name2drink = {}
> for booze in liquors:
>     for juice in juices:
>         name = juice +" "+booze # or however you're naming them
>         drink = Bottle(booze, juice)
>         name2drink[name] = drink

@Nav: ...and if you really desire to have those objects in global
(module's) namespace, you can do that:

     global_namespace = globals()
     for booze in liquors:
         for juice in juices:
             name = '{0}_with_{1}_juice'.format(booze, juice)
             drink = Bottle(booze, juice)
             global_namespace[name] = drink

     # then you have them in module's namespace
     wine_with_apple.rating = 0.9

Though in most cases it'd be not necessary.


PS. Another way to express practically the same:

     from itertools import product

     globals().update(('{0}_with_{1}_juice'.format(booze, juice),
                       Bottle(booze, juice))
                      for booze, juice in product(liquors, juices))

Jan Kaliszewski (zuo) <zuo at>

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