NotUsed.py 1.98 KB
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"""
NotUsed holds some functions that were used and are not used any more.
It could be useful to place them here, so we can retrieve theses functions
very quickly if we need them.
"""

# Based on http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/52235
def callbase(obj, base, methodname='__init__', args=(), kw={}, raiseIfMissing=None):
  """
    Like a super() function
  """
  try: method = getattr(base, methodname)
  except AttributeError:
      if raiseIfMissing:
          raise CallbaseError, methodname
      return None
  if args is None: args = ()
  return method(obj, *args, **kw)