[Tutor] Inheritance help
jeff at drinktomi.com
Tue Jul 8 21:34:59 CEST 2008
> Hmm. I don't understand the LSP to make any requirements on the
> constructors. It says that instances of a subclass should be
> substitutable for instances of the base class, it doesn't say anthing
> how the instances are created.
Constructors as a separate language entity is an idea born of C++,
Java, etc. In Python classes are first-class values and constructors
are (mostly) normal methods with a funky name, so the LSP applies
to them just like any other method in a class.
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