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Python Object-Oriented Python Inheritance Multiple Superclasses

Andy McDonald
Andy McDonald
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Couple questions about inheritance.

I feel like in earlier videos he was describing how the placement of the super() function would override anything passed in as an argument. In this video: https://teamtreehouse.com/library/multiple-superclasses he's passing things into methods' arguments in which an attribute is defined after the super function. I don't understand what that whole section was about...

Second, he is using super on a class within a script that is not defining any parent class. I was under the impression that python knew where to inherit when super() was called based on it having a defined parent class.

Can someone explain how it knows where to inherit and why it appears as though it doesnt matter when super() is called?