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Lambda as a variable, not a Python keyword

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Apologies in advance for a potentially straightforward question.
I am recasting several shell scripts (for GRASS GIS functions) in Python (with which I am less familiar), but am running into problems as one input argument for a GRASS module that I wish to call is called 'lambda' which is a Python keyword. Is there something I can invoke to force the parsing of this as an ordinary, non-keyword variable?

For example, I would like to be able to define lambda=2 in a GRASS function call, but as part of a Python script.

many thanks

Andy
Mar 2 '11 #1
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bvdet
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Python reserved words cannot be used as identifiers.
Mar 2 '11 #2

Rabbit
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Just rename the variable, use a find and replace.
Mar 2 '11 #3

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