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Python Object-Oriented Python Inheritance Multiple Superclasses

Youssef Moustahib
Youssef Moustahib
7,779 Points

Super() passes up or down the chain?

In the video, Kenneth mentions around 4.35 that the super() method passes things up and down (the inheritance chain). In previous videos we were only taught that it passes things down? Can anyone clear this up?

Thanks

1 Answer

Philip Schultz
Philip Schultz
11,343 Points

Hey Youssef, I'm having trouble understanding how MRO works also, and I wasn't getting a response here either. However, I did get a response on stackoverflow. I got a pretty in depth answer on how it works, Check it out.

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/52013570/how-mro-super-works-in-python

Youssef Moustahib
Youssef Moustahib
7,779 Points

Thanks Philip Schultz, That was quite a detailed explanation and will need to read it a few times to understand fully lol

Philip Schultz
Philip Schultz
11,343 Points

Yeah, I'm still studying it also.