grandparent method with super
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Thu Apr 5 23:49:29 CEST 2007
En Thu, 05 Apr 2007 18:13:06 -0300, Martin Manns <mmanns at gmx.de> escribió:
> On Thu, 5 Apr 2007 16:55:38 -0400
> "John Clark" <clajo04 at mac.com> wrote:
>> Because the MRO isn't just a depth first traversal, the term "first
>> grandparent" gets tricky to define...
> Not really. The first grandparent would be the first occurrence in the
> list from left to right, which satisfies the requirement that its
> shortest path to the current class is 2.
> The only problem: How do I get it?
Calling super() twice? F.mro()? But really I don't think it's a good
idea - depending on the *other* classes in your hierarchy, what you call
"grandparent" may be almost anyone.
If you *have* to bypass your parent, it feels like there is something
wrong in the class hierarchy.
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