[Python-Dev] Enum Eccentricities

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Sep 23 06:25:23 CEST 2013

On Sunday, September 22, 2013, Zero Piraeus wrote:

> I may be misunderstanding the use case given in the issue, but it seems
> to me that having to use
>     Color.red.__class__.blue
> (what is being complained about in the issue), while not exactly pretty,
> makes a lot more semantic sense than
>     Color.red.blue
> ... which is just bizarre.


> Enum members aren't class attributes, even if the way they're defined
> makes them look as though they are. Allowing this is just asking for
> more confusion on the part of anyone using them IMHO.

Depends on how you define "class sttribute".


--Guido van Rossum (on iPad)
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