[Python-Dev] enum instances

Nikolaus Rath Nikolaus at rath.org
Wed May 1 04:25:10 CEST 2013

On 04/30/2013 07:05 PM, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
> 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
>> 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.

Sorry, I must have read what I thought rather than what I wrote. You're
right, what I wrote was wrong.



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