What are super()'s semantics?
michele.simionato at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 13:07:31 CEST 2006
Mike Krell wrote:
> BTW, the official docs are even worse in this regard. AFAICT, they
> essentially say that super() returns a superclass with no discussion of
> diamond inheritance or any hint of how the semantics of super(B,
> self).met() would be any different than those of A.met(self).
> This seems like very important functionality to be documented in the
> official docs so poorly.
Well, you are right. I remember being fooled myself. 'super' does NOT
superclass. Actually, there is no meaningful concept of superclass in a
world. Anyway, the MRO concept is documented here:
(yes, it is not easy to find this link in python.org).
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