__init__ question

Mikael Aronsson mikael_aronsson at mail.bip.net
Fri Aug 6 21:28:14 CEST 1999


Hi !

I have a small Python class called Vector, it is a simple 3D vector class
with an x,y and z variable.

I would like to have multiple constructors for this (like you can in C++).

Example:

a = Vector()  # x=0 y=0 z=0
a = Vector( 1)  # x=1 y=1 z=1
a = Vector( 1, 2, 3)  # x=1 y=2 z=3

Can this be done in Python, or can I only have one __init__ method  ?

Mikael







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