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

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sun Apr 28 00:17:25 CEST 2013

On 04/27/2013 02:57 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> 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.

I believe that's one of the current methods in flufl.enum.


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