subclass constructor problem
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at web.de
Tue Oct 5 17:52:31 CEST 2010
Nikola Skoric <nick at fly.srk.fer.hr> writes:
> I have a superclass Element and a subclass Family. All Family.__init__() does is run Element.__init__() and self.__parse(). For some reason it seems like self.__parse() isn't run. Here is the code:
> In this version everything works fine. Notice lines 698, 703 and 708. If I remove those lines, those 3 methods return None or . Seems like __init__ won't run __parse, but other methods run it without problem.
> So, what obvious thing am I missing? :-)
Works without a hitch for my condensed example:
self.parse = "Family.__parse"
f = Family()
Btw, you are a bit on the overprotective side. The convention for
marking attributes (methods or objects alike) "private" is by prefixing
them with a *single* underscore.
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