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

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Apr 27 23:57:11 CEST 2013

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> It seems to me that the *most* common case will be a simple name mapping, in
> which case one can do:
> Planet = Enum._make('Planet', 'MERCURY VENUS EARTH')
> and be done with it.

That looks horrible.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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