Does Python have Multiple Inheritance ?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri Nov 7 22:19:57 CET 2008


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<90d2b348-73b4-446d-9673-3de62927d146 at d42g2000prb.googlegroups.com>,
Michele Simionato wrote:

> On Nov 7, 4:38 pm, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
>
>> Seriously, though, although Python does indeed support multiple
>> inheritance, I have the impression from comments over the years that it's
>> used a lot less than in other languages where it is more of a common
>> idiom.
> 
> The reason is that in Python using composition is very easy, so there
> is little need for MI
> (which is a Good Thing).

Not to mention duck typing, which does away with the need for inheritance
altogether.



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