variable attribute name

Larry Martell larry.martell at
Mon Oct 27 19:32:37 CET 2014

On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Harvey Greenberg <hjgreenberg at> wrote:
> I want to let the name of an attribute be the string value of a variable.  Here is some code:
> class Object(object): pass
> A = Object()
> s = 'attr'
> A.<s> = 1
> The last line denotes the variable value by <s> (not a python form).  What I want is to have A.attr = 1, but 'attr' determined by the value of s.  Please advise.

setattr(A, s, 1)

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