[Tutor] why BaseClass.__init__ needs to be called explicitly?

Danny Yoo dyoo@hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Mon, 17 Dec 2001 12:34:52 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 17 Dec 2001 alan.gauld@bt.com wrote:

> > Is there any specific reason behind this...
> Its a good thing coz it offers more control to
> the programmer.

It also fits well with the "explicitness" quality that Python programs
have --- Python tends to try avoiding actions that surprise programmers.
There's a tongue-in-cheek list of Python design decisions here:


> > 2. do we have a search facility on tutor/python-list sites? 
> The ActiveState archive is searchable.

Here's the link: