is this the right way to do subclasses?
johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Wed Nov 8 22:36:02 CET 2006
John Salerno wrote:
> Peter Otten wrote:
>> Try it: Fighter(...) will implicitly call Character.__init__(...).
> Ok, I'm confused! :) I thought you had to explicity call a base class's
> __init__ method? How is it doing this?
Wait, I just might be an idiot. Is it not even necessary for me to call
Character's __init__ method? Fighter will inherit it automatically and
call it when a Fighter object is created, right?
If that's the case, then I don't know what I was thinking! I guess I was
thinking more along the lines of how in wxPython, when you subclass a
Frame, you have to call Frame.__init__, but maybe that's only because
you then do your own stuff in a custom __init__ class, which would have
otherwise overridden the Frame.__init__.
In this case, I need Character.__init__ and nothing else, right? Now
your other method is making sense to me too! :)
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