Need help with syntax on inheritance.

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Wed Oct 4 18:13:22 CEST 2006


SpreadTooThin wrote:

> the =() syntax indicates what?

No special syntax, just an empty tuple as a default parameter.
In this case I could have used an empty list, too, but I thought I'd spare
you the dangers of mutable default values as explained here:

http://www.python.org/doc/faq/general/#id53

> Just slightly off topic here but if Array had a bunch of initializers 
> of its own, must all the 'optional' parameters be on the right.. ie the
> last parameters?

Yes.

Peter



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