father class name

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Mon Dec 31 10:23:44 CET 2012

Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> writes:

> By contrast, in the first part of the *expression*
> `haha(object).theprint()`, you passed an argument (namely, `object`).
> Since __init__() wasn't expecting any arguments whatsoever, you
> therefore got an error.

Why is everyone talking about the initialiser, ‘__init__’?


> >>>> haha(object).theprint()
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> > TypeError: object.__new__() takes no parameters

The error is talking about the constructor, ‘__new__’.

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