python's OOP question

Bruno Desthuilliers onurb at xiludom.gro
Mon Oct 16 11:23:52 CEST 2006

neoedmund wrote:
(*PLEASE* stop top-posting - corrected)
> Ben Finney wrote:
>> [Please don't top-post above the text to which you're replying.]
>> "neoedmund" <neoedmund at> writes:
>>> I'm trying to achieve a higher level of "reusability". Maybe it
>>> cannot be done in python? Can anybody help me?
>> What, specifically, are you trying to achieve? What problem needs
>> solving?

> python use multiple inheritance.
> but "inheritance" means you must inherite all methods from super type.
> now i just need "some" methods from one type and "some" methods from
> other types, to build the new type.
> Do you think this way is more flexible than tranditional inheritance?

While dynamically adding attributes (and methods - which are attributes
too) is not a problem, I'd second Gregor's anwser : it might be better
to use composition/delegation here.

bruno desthuilliers
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