[Python-Dev] How to suppress instance __dict__?

Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy) tdelaney at avaya.com
Tue Mar 25 00:29:28 CET 2003


> From: Michael Hudson [mailto:mwh at python.net]
> 
> "Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy)" <tdelaney at avaya.com> writes:
> 
> [__init__ vs. __new__]
> 
> > Because most of the time we want to work with fully-constructed
> > objects. You can't use overridden methods in a constructor - only
> > from an initialiser.
> 
> What makes you say that?
> 
> Doing too much C++ lately?

Unfortunately, yes :(

How about this then ... using __init__ is simpler in most cases ;)

Tim Delaney





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