Accessing an instance's __init__ args from outside the class

Ulrich Petri ulope at
Wed Jul 16 00:29:04 CEST 2003

"Alexander Eberts" <alex_eberts at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:RKCQa.27757$O55.714325 at
> Duncan,
> Thanks for your response - much appreciated. Do you know how the python
> interpreter handles *args and **kwargs passed to a class's __init__
> (maybe the better question is "what section in the python docs describes
> class args are handled" :)

They are handled exactly as they would be in any other method. It seems you
have a bit of a misconception on how the __init__ method works!?

Ciao Ulrich

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