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Author brett.cannon
Recipients Arfrever, Guido.van.Rossum, asvetlov, barry, brett.cannon, chris.jerdonek, cvrebert, eric.snow, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, pitrou, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, theller
Date 2013-07-02.14:59:03
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In this instance where there are only a set number of options are expected to be officially valid, yes I think enums are a good fit.

As for strings, the only way I would be okay with that is defining the strings either as attributes on ImportError itself or off of importlib to make it easy to do a comparison. But in that case I might as well just drop _not_found and use ``str(exc).startswith('No module named ')`` to detect what I need and be done with it.
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2013-07-02 14:59:04brett.cannonsetrecipients: + brett.cannon, gvanrossum, barry, theller, pitrou, ezio.melotti, Arfrever, cvrebert, asvetlov, chris.jerdonek, python-dev, eric.snow, serhiy.storchaka, Guido.van.Rossum
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