[Python-3000] Removing __var
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Fri Sep 22 19:29:17 CEST 2006
On Friday 22 September 2006 13:05, Christian Tanzer wrote:
> It is useful in some situations, though. In particular, I use a
> metaclass that sets `__super` to the right value. This wouldn't work
> without name mangling.
This also doesn't work if two classes in the inheritance hierarchy have the
same __name__, if I understand how you're using this. My guess is that
you're using calls like
def doSomething(self, arg):
self.__super.doSomething(arg + 1)
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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