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#
# enum-like type
# From the Python Cookbook, downloaded from http://code.activestate.com/recipes/67107/
#
import types, string, exceptions
class EnumException(exceptions.Exception):
pass
class Enumeration:
def __init__(self, name, enumList):
self.__doc__ = name
lookup = { }
reverseLookup = { }
i = 0
uniqueNames = [ ]
uniqueValues = [ ]
for x in enumList:
if type(x) == types.TupleType:
x, i = x
if type(x) != types.StringType:
raise EnumException, "enum name is not a string: " + x
if type(i) != types.IntType:
raise EnumException, "enum value is not an integer: " + i
if x in uniqueNames:
raise EnumException, "enum name is not unique: " + x
if i in uniqueValues:
raise EnumException, "enum value is not unique for " + x
uniqueNames.append(x)
uniqueValues.append(i)
lookup[x] = i
reverseLookup[i] = x
i = i + 1
self.lookup = lookup
self.reverseLookup = reverseLookup
def __getattr__(self, attr):
if not self.lookup.has_key(attr):
raise AttributeError
return self.lookup[attr]
def whatis(self, value):
return self.reverseLookup[value]