On Sunday, 6 April 2014 at 17:52:19 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
On 4/6/2014 3:31 AM, Leandro Lucarella wrote:
What I mean is the current semantics of enum are as they are for historical reasons, not because they make (more) sense (than other possibilities). You showed a lot of examples that makes sense only because you are used to the current semantics, not because they are the
only option or the option that makes the most sense.


I use enums a lot in D. I find they work very satisfactorily. The way they work was deliberately designed, not a historical accident.

The fact that you are unaware of how it's properly done (hint: Pascal got right with 'set of enum' being distinct from 'enum') makes it a historical accident.

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