Forward References?

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Apr 19 11:10:15 CEST 2000


"Jeff Massung" <jmassung at magpiesystems.com> writes:

> Also, someone mentioned above having: self.y() (or self.y(self)), my
> question is what is the difference between a.y and self.y?

a.y(self) almost certainly doesn't do what you want in the presence of
inheritance.

Cheers,
M.

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