[Python-Dev] PEP 435 - requesting pronouncement

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sun May 5 12:59:03 CEST 2013

On 05/05/13 20:05, Antoine Pitrou wrote:

> I still would like to see Nick's class-based API preferred over the
> functional API:
>     class Season(Enum, members='spring summer autumn'):
>        pass


As already mentioned, this is no substitute for the functional API as it is a statement, not an expression.

As for pickling, the usual restrictions on pickling apply. It's not like the functional API creates new and unexpected restrictions.


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