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Should nested classes in an Enum be Enum members?


On 29Jun2018 10:36, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
>On 06/28/2018 10:52 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>>On Thu, 28 Jun 2018 18:33:31 -0700, Ethan Furman wrote:
>>>Perhaps I am using Enum incorrectly, but here is my FederalHoliday Enum.
>>>  Note that date(), next_business_day, and year() are all callables.  The
>>>AutoEnum parent assigns values from 1 to n for each member.  It's at
>>>Stackoverflow [1] if you'd like up- or down-vote it.  ;)
>>
>>It isn't clear to me why FederalHoliday is an Enum, especially as the API
>>seems extremely baraque.
>
>Huh.  I had to look that word up, and I still don't know what you 
>meant exactly, although I suspect it wasn't complimentary.  ;-)

It tends to mean "weird", but perhaps a more nuanced phrasing might be unusual 
and strange, and usually connotes some degree of over complication.

Cheers,
Cameron Simpson <cs at cskk.id.au>