[Tutor] creating variable names from string slices

alan.gauld@bt.com alan.gauld@bt.com
Tue Apr 1 12:34:01 2003

> But back to your solution, the data is columnar, and some of 
> the fields are empty, 

Ah! You omitted that last little detail earlier! :-)

> so I think I would have to modify your snippet above:

In that case I'd use slicing to split the row as you suggested.
The list of dictionaries approach is Ok but gives a very different 
solution to what you asked for....

Alan g.