new( parent = nil )public
Constructor. Any inheritors of this class should call super to make sure this method is called.
|parent:||if supplied, the parent of this child will be set to the supplied value, and self will be added to the parent|
# File lib/rexml/child.rb, line 17 def initialize( parent = nil ) @parent = nil # Declare @parent, but don't define it. The next line sets the # parent. parent.add( self ) if parent end