[Python-ideas] Explicit self argument, implicit super argument

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Nov 20 01:33:37 CET 2007

Neil Toronto wrote:
> Because the runtime enforces isinstance(D_instance, D), everything else 
> can be handled with D_instance.method(...) or self.method() or 
> super.method().

But super() is not a general replacement for explicit inherited
method calls. It's only appropriate in special, quite restricted


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