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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 26 09:34:55 CEST 2013

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I don't think iscallable will work, since that descriptors like
> staticmethod and classmethod aren't callable. Nor are properties.

Hmmm, maybe we should look for a __get__ method as
well? Enums of descriptors would seem to fall into
the seriously-weird category as well.

Or if, as Guido says, the only sensible things to use
as enum values are ints and strings, just leave anything
alone that isn't one of those.


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