PEP 354: Enumerations in Python
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Thu Mar 2 04:00:09 CET 2006
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> writes:
> I don't know about this. It makes athlon64_instructions a
> completely separate enum from pentium_instructions. It could be
> that athlon64_instructions.add should be the same as
> pentium_instructions.add .
If you want the members of two distinct collections to have a
meaningful relationship, you don't want enumerations. The basic
promise of the specified enumeration interface is that every member of
an enumeration is a unique value.
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