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Should nested classes in an Enum be Enum members?



On 06/29/18 16:02, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> 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>
It's actually "baroque", not "baraque", and Cameron has the right idea - 
lavish, extravagant, overly complicated.

-Jim