What are super()'s semantics?

Mike Krell no at spam.com
Tue Sep 5 08:27:37 CEST 2006


"Michele Simionato" <michele.simionato at gmail.com> wrote in 
news:1157368051.502565.122930 at i42g2000cwa.googlegroups.com:

> Anyway, the MRO concept is documented here:
> 
> http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.3/mro/

A very edifying document.  Indeed, in "Nutshell" Alex M. mentions your 
paper at the end of his high-level explanation of the MRO.  In my infinite 
wisdom, I had chosen not to follow up by reading about the nitty-gritty 
details :-)

As I mentioned in another post, it wasn't my lack of understanding of the 
MRO per se that tripped me up.  I somehow managed to know that in Alex's 
example, an instance of the D class would have an MRO of essentially (D, C, 
B, A), and yet not realize that this was strangly similar to the output of 
the example.  D'oh!

   Thanks,
   Mike




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