getfirst and re

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Fri Jan 8 19:52:10 CET 2010


Victor Subervi wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com 
> <mailto:steve at holdenweb.com>> wrote:
>
>     MRAB wrote:
>     > Victor Subervi wrote:
>     > [snip]
>     >>
>     >> Code snippet:
>     >>
>     >> def cgiFieldStorageToDict(fieldStorage):
>                                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^
>     Further hint ...
>
>     >>   params = {}
>     >>   for key in fieldStorage.keys():
>     >>     params[key] = cgi.FieldStorage[key].value
>     >                     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>     > This is your problem.
>
>
> The problem is that I don't understand this code that I exactly copied 
> from a Web page tutorial. Can you folks point me to tutorials where I 
> can learn to comprehend this code? Specifically, the line in question. 
> How is it that one can code "params[key]" (what does that mean?) and 
> the other side, what does that mean
I think you are gathering more fans Victor :)

http://docs.python.org/tutorial/datastructures.html#dictionaries


JM



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