A superclass using a child classes' methods
jeanmichel at sequans.com
Wed Jun 24 12:23:28 EDT 2009
Kurt Schwehr wrote:
> I'm trying to build an OO system for encoding and decoding
> datapackets. I'd like the parent class to have an encode function
> that uses each of the child classes' packing methods. It appears that
> this works for attributes of children accessed by the parent, but not
> for methods.
hell no, this works for methods as well.
> Is that right? For attributes I found this example,
> where the alphabet attribute is set in the child, but used in the
> Should I just set an attribute in the child class and then call the
> super's functionality making is pull the data from the attribute?
raise NotImplementedError() # virtual method, it has to be
overriden by childs
print "I'm your son"
print "I'm your daughter"
"I'm your son"
Declaring the foo method at the Parent level is not required. But it's a
good practice: explicit > implicit and it helps to write proper
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