[Python-Dev] enum discussion: can someone please summarize open issues?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat May 4 01:31:59 CEST 2013

On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> I haven't seen code in the style that
>> Greg proposes in decades,

> What style are you talking about here?

Code that wants to validate a string the user typed as input. Web
forms just don't work that way. (Command-line flags are a special
case, and there are a slew of specialized parsers for that case.)

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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