[Python-Dev] New Super PEP
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Wed May 2 20:10:13 CEST 2007
Please stop arguing about an opinionated piece of anti-super PR.
On 5/2/07, Giovanni Bajo <rasky at develer.com> wrote:
> On 02/05/2007 12.00, Christian Tanzer wrote:
> >>> Nearly always wrong? You must be kidding. There are tons of reasons to
> >>> call your super method with modified arguments. E.g. clipping,
> >>> transforming, ...
> >> Really?
> >> http://fuhm.net/super-harmful/
> > Hmmm.
> > I've just counted more than 1600 usages of `super` in my
> > sandbox. And all my tests pass.
> And you don't follow any of the guidelines reported in that article? And you
> never met any of those problems? I find it hard to believe.
> The fact that your code *works* is of little importance, since the article is
> more about maintenance of existing code using super (and the suggestions he
> proposes are specifically for making code using super less fragile to
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