[Python-Dev] Enum: subclassing?
barry at python.org
Thu May 2 17:23:56 CEST 2013
On May 01, 2013, at 08:47 PM, Georg Brandl wrote:
>Wait a moment... it might not be immediately useful for IntEnums (however,
>that's because base Enum currently defines __int__ which I find questionable),
And broken. And unnecessary. :)
>>> class Foo(Enum):
... a = 'a'
... b = 'b'
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: __int__ returned non-int (type str)
>>> class Bar(int, Enum):
... a = 1
... b = 2
So yes, Enum.__int__() should be removed.
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