Enum class with ToString functionality

Neil Cerutti horpner at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 12 17:25:13 CEST 2007


On 2007-09-11, Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> Perhaps Ben should have followed the usual practice of
> commercial, closed- source software developers and started
> counting his version numbers at one instead of zero, miss a few
> releases, use randomly large increments occasionally, and ended
> up with a current version number of 2.7.1 for the exact same
> level of functionality.
>
> Or he could have called it "Enum XP" (for "eXtra Programming"
> perhaps) or "Enum 2007". The next minor release could be "Enum
> 2008", and the next major update could be called "Enum
> Professional Capowie!!!".

I like the (priviledged) code names adopted by the Linux
community for special versions, e.g., Enum 2.7.1 (Flapjacks).
This would really tie the Enum-using community together, and make
messages about it much cuter.

-- 
Neil Cerutti



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