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Python

Why don't we include self when we call super().__init__(name, **kwargs)?

We usually include self as an argument in other class methods. Why don't we do, then, super().init(self, name, **kwargs)?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

The first parameter in a method is a reference to the object it was called on, it's not passed explicitly as an argument when the method is called.

That is true, I see, but don't we include a self when doing a traditional def __init__?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

I corrected my answer, take another look.