Comparisons and sorting of a numeric class....
rustompmody at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 18:03:38 CET 2015
On Friday, January 23, 2015 at 10:22:06 PM UTC+5:30, Ian wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 8:31 AM, Rustom Mody 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
> >>> list(B4)
> [<B4.F1: 0>, <B4.T: 1>]
> Enum members with the same values are just aliases for one another,
> not distinct entities.
The only workaround I have been able to come up with is:
> F1 = 0
> F2 = ""
> F3 = None
> T = 1
which is not bad; its ridiculous
[Like going around with a broken broom searching for falsey objects :-) ]
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