[Python-Dev] Enum: subclassing?
eliben at gmail.com
Wed May 1 23:04:11 CEST 2013
On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 May 2013 13:57:11 -0700
> Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I still don't understand what you mean, sorry. Like, this:
> > class MyEmptyEnum(Enum):
> > pass
> > Why would you want to subclass MyEmptyEnum ?
> > Or do you mean this:
> > class IntEnum(int, Enum):
> > pass
> > Now I can have:
> > class SocketFamily(IntEnum):
> > ??
> > If it's the latter, then why allow subclassing explicitly just for this
> > reason?
> Because I may want to share methods accross all concrete subclasses of
> IntEnum (or WhateverEnum).
You mean this?
# bla bla
class MyBehavingIntEnum(int, BehaviorMixin, Enum):
foo = 1
bar = 2
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