[Python-3000] Fixing super anyone?

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 00:21:43 CEST 2007

On 4/23/07, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> But I can't say I particularly like this idea, compared to "super.foo" or
> even "super(self).foo".  In fact, the latter invocation doesn't even
> require a keyword -- it just means the compiler needs to include a cell
> variable for the current class whenever it thinks you might be using super().

+1 on super(self).foo.  It's SomeLongClassName we want to get rid of, not self.
As a bonus, super() and super(cls) have obvious semantics.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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