Escaping variable names

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Fri Mar 5 19:14:30 CET 2010


Kamil Wasilewski wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Ive got an issue where a variable name needs to have a minus sign (-) in it.
>
> #Python 2.6
> from SOAPpy import WSDL
> wsdlFile = "http://webapi.allegro.pl/uploader.php?wsdl"
> server = WSDL.Proxy(wsdlFile)
> server.soapproxy.config.argsOrdering = {'doGetCountries': ['country-code', 'webapi-key'] }
> server.doGetCountries(country-code=COUNTRYID}, webapi-key=WEBAPIKEY)
>
> The above method allows me to specify the order and name of variables being sent, but i have a problem since the variables have a "-" sign in the middle, is there a way to escape it in the variable name or get around the problem?
>
> Thanks!
>
>   
def foo(*args, **kwargs):
    print kwargs['country-code']

params = {'country-code': 'hello word'}   

foo(**params)


JM



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