Super() function

Alan Harris-Reid aharrisreid at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 27 16:08:09 CET 2010


³p wrote:
> Hi:
>  
> On 25 March 2010 11:17, Alan Harris-Reid <aharrisreid at googlemail.com 
> <mailto:aharrisreid at googlemail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi,
>
>     Using Python 3.1, I sometimes use the super() function to call the
>     equivalent method from a parent class, for example
>
>     def mymethod(self):
>       super().mymethod()
>       some more code...
>
>     Is there any way of writing the code so that the super() call is
>     generic and automatically recognises the name of the current
>     method (ie. something like super().thismethod()) or do I always
>     have to repeat the method name after super()?
>
>     TIA,
>     Alan
>     -- 
>     http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
>
>
>
>
>    I think, the super() method is designed to delegate any method call 
> to one of the class in its mro list, and the super() function its self 
> return a 'super' object, so it is better to write what method you want 
> to delegate, maybe it's not the current method. 
>
> -- 
> Best wishes from Ray ...
Thanks Ray - I'll stick to repeating the method name.

Regards,
Alan

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