to create variable from dict

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Fri Mar 12 16:02:24 CET 2010


Luis M. González wrote:
> On Mar 12, 10:59 am, hiral <hiralsmaill... at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there any way to create variables which name matches with dict key?
>>
>> For example:
>> dict1 = {"abc":'1", "def":"2"}
>>
>> Now I am looking to have variable name abc and it's value be '1' etc.
>>
>> Pl. suggest.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>     
>
> Check out this thread (very recent):
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/bb1797ffb6fc3bd7/25fe94103c7a231f?lnk=gst&q=luis+variables#25fe94103c7a231f
>
> Short answer: you can update globals() with a dictionary, as follows:
>
> globals().update( dict1 )
>
> Then you'll have each key-value pair as variables in the global
> namespace.
> The question is: should you do it?
>
> Luis
>   
The answer is known: no, he should not do it :o)

JM



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