[Python-Dev] PEP 435 -- Adding an Enum type to the Python standard library
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Fri Apr 26 07:59:03 CEST 2013
2013/4/26 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> > On Apr 25, 2013, at 03:19 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> >>Clearly this is a trick question. :-)
> > A bit, yes. :)
> >>I was told when this was brought up previously (a week ago?) that it
> >>would be simple to make it truly the same class.
> > It didn't sound simple to me, but I haven't seen any actual code yet.
> I'm the one who said I didn't see any obvious barriers to the merger,
> but I've realised there is one, and it's similar to one namedtuple
> struggles with: how to handle method definitions.
There is at least one more problem, enum inheritance, given:
red = 1
green = 2
blue = 3
cyan = 4
magenta = 5
yellow = 6
what type is MoreColors.red?
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