[Python-Dev] PEP 435 -- Adding an Enum type to the Python standard library

Rurpy rurpy at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 21 07:44:31 CEST 2013

On 04/20/2013 10:55 PM, Rurpy wrote:
> But it is not true that unique values are *required* for 
> storing enumeration values in a database.

I should have added that allowing mixed types for values (e.g.
as discussed in 
is far more problematic for database storage than non-unique
values are.  Nearly all databases (Sqlite being an exception)
don't allow different types in a column.  (Not sure if mixed
types is still an open issue or not...)

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