[Newbies] Howto initialize class variables

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Sat Mar 20 14:46:12 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Alex" == Alex Schenkman <alex at schenkman.info> writes:

Alex> Bert your are super!
Alex> * never call "super initialize" on the class side

Alex>  Why? I thought it was "polite" to do it, =)

It breaks things by double initializing them.

The code loaders run initialize automatically.  So when the parent
class was loaded, it was already initialize.  You've just asked it
to do that again.

On the *instance* side, you *must* call super initialize, because
you don't get another chance to do that.

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