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Curious to see a small code sample illustrating typical usage of SimpleNamespace if you care to share? Docs didn't include one.



Here's one case I've used it for:

    foo = json.dumps({'a': 1, 'b': {'c': 2}}) # Pretend you've downloaded some JSON...
    bar = json.loads(foo, object_hook=lambda x: types.SimpleNamespace(**x))
    print(bar.a)
    print(bar.b.c)
    print(bar.b.d) # Error
    bar.b.d = 3
    print(bar.b.d) # Works now
I mean, you could pretty much do the same sort of thing with namedtuple, except this is mutable and doesn't require a pre-declaration of the keys. It's easier to write off the cuff.


Cool, thanks!


neat trick




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