super() doesn't get superclass

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at
Wed Sep 19 13:36:51 CEST 2007

On Sep 19, 1:16 pm, Hrvoje Niksic <hnik... at> wrote:
> Your arguments against the superclass term seem to assume that there
> is only a single superclass to a particular class.

If you say "the" superclass, then you also assume it is unique. But
the big issue
is that the order of the methods depends on the second argument to
super, the instance,
so there is no useful concept of the superclass of the first argument
of super.
I rest my case.

 Michele Simionato

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