I wasn't anticipating doing so, no. Aside from anything else, it would be
different from all the other platforms - you'd only end up with a useful
enum in C# if the developer creating the proto did exactly the right
thing... and that would look odd for other developers.
I would suggest just using a HashSet<YourEnumType> instead for a set - just
like there's EnumSet in Java which is a set of values.
(I'm not sure what you mean by "current implementation is forbidden values
that are combinations" - you can certainly define enums with values of 1,
2, 3, 4, 5 etc in proto2).
On Tuesday, 24 November 2015 00:52:53 UTC, Teddy Zhang wrote:
> C# supports Enum Flags, which is a nice feature.
>> enum MyColor
>> None = 0,
>> Black = 1,
>> Red = 2,
>> Green = 4,
>> Blue = 8
> However, protobuf seems doesn't support it. There is no way to define a
> Flags for an enum.
> Also, for protobuf2, it seem current implementation is forbidden values
> that are combinations (e.g. 3). In that case it will treat it like unknown
> In current protobuf 3 c# implemention, the restriction seems gets removed.
> However, there is still no way to define the enum as Flags.
> In Java we also have EnumSet to give similar functionality.
> Will Protobuf C# implementation support this in the future?
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