Comparisons and sorting of a numeric class....

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 17:50:54 CET 2015


On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 8:31 AM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can you tell me what of the following code does not satisfy your requirements?
> [Needs python 3.4]
>
>
>>>> from enum import IntEnum
>>>> class B4(IntEnum):
>         F1 = 0
>         F2 = 0
>         F3 = 0
>         T  = 1

This strikes me as a potential problem:

>>> B4.F1 is B4.F2 is B4.F3
True
>>> list(B4)
[<B4.F1: 0>, <B4.T: 1>]

Enum members with the same values are just aliases for one another,
not distinct entities.



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