On 2002.07.06, Michael Campbell <michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com> wrote:
> > In ten years of professional software development, a good chunk of
> > it doing OO, I have never had a contained class (the child) call a
> > method in the containing class (the parent).
> 
> I can't think of an instance where I have either.  I've passed self
> before, but I can't ever remember thinking it was a good idea.

Has no one around here ever implemented the Visitor pattern!?

-- Dossy

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