[Python-Dev] Enumeration items: mixed types?
timothy.c.delaney at gmail.com
Wed May 1 02:06:17 CEST 2013
On 1 May 2013 02:27, Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 5:38 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>wrote:
>> Ethan Furman wrote:
>>> I suppose the other option is to have `.value` be whatever was assigned
>>> (1, 'really big country', and (8273.199, 517) ),
>> I thought that was the intention all along, and that we'd
>> given up on the idea of auto-assigning integer values
>> (because it would require either new syntax or extremely
>> dark magic).
> Yes, Guido rejected the auto-numbering syntax a while back. The only case
> in which auto-numbering occurs (per PEP 435) is the "convenience syntax":
> Animal = Enum('Animal', 'fox dog cat')
Actually, since Guido has pronounced that definition order will be the
default, there's no reason each Enum instance couldn't have an "ordinal"
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