[Python-Dev] Breaking calls to object.__init__/__new__

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Mar 22 05:45:44 CET 2007

On 3/21/07, Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com> wrote:
> super() has always felt strange to me.

When used in __init__? Or in general? If the former, that's because
it's a unique Python wart to even be able to use super for __init__.

> Now, with PEP 3102 and the strict __init__, not so much.

Works for me. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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