[Python-Dev] PyPy, Jython, & IronPython: Enum convenience function and pickleablity

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri May 3 11:40:21 CEST 2013

On 03/05/13 18:42, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Le Fri, 3 May 2013 09:14:22 +1000,
> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> a écrit :

>> I would suggest moving the field names into the class header for a
>> class based convenience API:
>> class Animal(Enum, members='cat dog'): pass
> This looks good to me (assuming some people don't like the
> special attribute scheme).

The problem is that this is not an expression, it is a statement. The advantage of the convenience function is not just that it is shorter, but that it is an expression.


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