[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] peps: Pre-alpha draft for PEP 435 (enum). The name is not important at the moment, as

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Mon Feb 25 15:41:06 CET 2013

On 02/24/2013 08:14 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Feb 24, 2013, at 07:32 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> I would still like the int subclass, though, as it would be an aid to me on
>> the Python side.
> I think you'll know what I'm going to say. :)

Yup, saw that coming.  ;)

> 1) Usually, you won't need it (see the responses from people who don't care
> about the value).

They are not me (or others like me (we do exist! we do! we do!).

> 2) When you do, wrapping the item in int() doesn't seem too bad to me.

If it was just once or twice, sure, but I use them as names for ints, which means I use them as ints, which means I 
would have a boat load of int() calls.


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