What is a class method?
Paulo da Silva
psdasilva.nospam at netcabonospam.pt
Mon Aug 23 18:07:48 CEST 2010
Em 23-08-2010 06:16, Ian Kelly escreveu:
> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 9:53 PM, Paulo da Silva
> <psdasilva.nospam at netcabonospam.pt> wrote:
>> Em 23-08-2010 04:30, James Mills escreveu:
>>> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Paulo da Silva
>>> <psdasilva.nospam at netcabonospam.pt> wrote:
>>>> I understand the concept of a static method.
>>>> However I don't know what is a class method.
>>>> Would anybody pls. explain me?
>>> Please read this first:
>>> Then ask us questions :)
>> I did it before posting ...
>> The "explanation" is not very clear. It is more like "how to use it".
> Consider this:
> class A(object):
> def new():
> return A()
> class B(A):
> versus this:
> class C(object):
> def new(cls):
> return cls()
> class D(C):
> B.new() will return a new instance of A, not B. D.new() will return a
> new instance of D.
> Does this answer your question?
Yes. Thank you very much.
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