[Python-Dev] PEP 435 - requesting pronouncement
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun May 5 13:06:12 CEST 2013
On Sun, 05 May 2013 20:59:03 +1000
Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> 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.
So, can you explain why it would make a difference?
> As for pickling, the usual restrictions on pickling apply.
No. I'm sure pickling classes normally works on Cython and IronPython,
and with PEP 3154 pickling nested classes will also be supported.
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