[Python-Dev] format, int, and IntEnum

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Aug 21 08:15:16 CEST 2013

On 08/14/2013 09:27 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> For enums, I believe they should be formatted like their
> base types (so !s and !r will show the enum name, anything without
> coercion will show the value) .

I agree.  While one of the big reasons for an Enum type was the pretty 
str and repr, I don't see format in that area.

How often will one type in `"{}".format(some_var)` to find out what type 
of object one has?  Myself, I would just type `some_var`.


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