[Python-Dev] Enum: subclassing?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu May 2 17:20:03 CEST 2013

On May 01, 2013, at 11:04 AM, Eli Bendersky wrote:

>Actually, in flufl.enum, IntEnum had to define a magic __value_factory__
>attribute, but in the current ref435 implementation this isn't needed, so
>IntEnum is just:
>class IntEnum(int, Enum):
>    '''
>    Class where every instance is a subclass of int.
>    '''
>So why don't we just drop IntEnum from the API and tell users they should
>do the above explicitly, i.e.:



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