[Python-Dev] enum instances

Nikolaus Rath Nikolaus at rath.org
Wed May 1 04:05:04 CEST 2013

Larry Hastings <larry at hastings.org> writes:
> On 04/29/2013 07:42 PM, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
>> State is a class, it just inherits from enum. Thus:
>> type(State) == type(enum) == type(EnumMetaclass)
>> issubclass(State, enum) == True
>> HTH,
>>     -Nikolaus
> If you'd tried it, you'd have found that that isn't true.  enum has a
> metaclass, EnumMetaclass.  Thus type(enum) == EnumMetaClass.

That is exactly what I wrote above.

> That didn't help,

Aeh, yes.



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