I should have spent more time on the documentation for java 5.0 because I could have saved myself the trouble of implementing stuff the old way: Enums
Constant-specific methods are reasonably sophisticated, and many programmers will never need to use them, but it is nice to know that they are there if you need them.
“reasonably sophisticated” sounds good, doesn’t it? I like the concept very much. So I guess I am prone to over-use it. I’ll be careful, thanks for the hint 😉