Thanks so much!
Had I known earlier.
Looks so easy...
Now, why did I not find this in the online tutorial, the reference
manual, or google?
Not that I didn't try... I mean, I would find 'getattr' if I searched,
but if you don't know what you're looking for..
I find the reference manual extremely (== too) compact to look things up.
A couple of colleages and me agreed that it is much more difficult to
find solutions and _useful_ tips for Python than e.g. for Java (where
there's Javadoc for example). The syntax doc in the reference manual to
me looks like computer linguists might understand, but unfortunately not
me. And Python code IS really easy to read, I agree, but what if I can't
find out how to write it?
I'd appreciate any link to online resources or recommendations for books
Chances are I'm a silly/lazy/deprived/stupid *** , but I try to think
there's still hope!
again, thank you so much for your quick response (thanks Gilles Lenfant
too!), I really DO like the Python community ;-)