[Tutor] Dynamic inheritance?
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Sat Nov 19 22:15:46 CET 2005
Kent Johnson wrote on 19.11.2005:
>Jan Eden wrote:
>> Is there a way to dynamically determine the value of Super at
>> runtime? Background: Depending on certain object attributes which are
>> set during the object initialization, I need to use a different set
>> of templates for the respective object.
>Sure, just import the correct template module conditionally and give it a new
>if site == 'siteA':
> import SiteA as Super
> import SiteB as Super
>If you need to do the import based on a string use the __import__() function:
Excellent. This is exactly what I need. I was not aware of the fact that you can rename modules upon importing them.
>> The problem is that the template classes are not self contained, i.e.
>> SiteB.Gallery inherits from SiteB.List, SiteB.Base etc.>
>> Thanks in advance,
>I don't see why that is a problem?
Please disregard the last statement in my first message: There is indeed no problem with this requirement.
Thanks for your help,
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