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Sohail MirzaPython Web Development Techdegree Student 5,158 Points
Not sure where to start from. but bascially when kenneth talks begins to talk about the init (4.30) and create the class Fillledlist he says the following So, first things first, let's go ahead and super, and then init. And we're going to ignore everything that was passed in. I don't care what they gave me. All I want is an empty list when I get to the end of this, okay? So at this point, right now, I have a brand new, empty list instance, stored inside of self.
what does he mean we are going to ignore everything and i want is a empty list this sounds very confusing..could someone please explain
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,227 Points
Kenneth means: "All I want is an empty list when I get to the end of [creating the list using the
and "we are going to ignore everything passed in (
value, and any arbitrary positional arguments and keyword arguments) for now. We'll use the
value later on".
*args absorbs any additional positional arguments and puts them in the tuple
**kwargs absorbs all of the additional keyword arguments and puts them into the dict
self attribute points to the newly created list.
Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!