test if a subclass inherits a superclass method
tyler at tysdomain.com
Sat Sep 10 16:08:28 CEST 2011
On 9/10/2011 5:58 AM, Kayode Odeyemi wrote:
> I'm testing Python's class abstractness and inheritance. Since
> interface doesn't exist, I will
> like to test how to have access to a superclass method from a subclass
> without necessary
> invoking or overriding the superclass method in its subclass.
> >>> class Equipment(object):
> ... def fault():
> ... return "fault"
> >>> Equipment().__class__
> <class '__main__.Equipment'>
> >>> class Vehicle(Equipment):
> ... # Find out here if Vehicle has access to fault
> I want to know whether Vehicle has access to Equipment's fault() method.
> Just want to know if it's there(that a vehicle can also develop a fault).
> I know I can override it, but I want to know if I can use it directly
> without overriding it.
Perhaps this helps:
> Odeyemi 'Kayode O.
> http://www.sinati.com. t: @charyorde
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