[Python-Dev] enum discussion: can someone please summarize open issues?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Apr 29 06:54:14 CEST 2013

On Sunday, April 28, 2013, Ethan Furman wrote:
> Enums are the same: they could return brand new instances every time, and
> programs using `==` to compare will keep on working.  That they don't is an
> implementation detail.

Whoa. In this case the identity property is not justban implementation
issue, it is part of the spec. Same for bool. (But == works too.)


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