Chapter 4 - Why enum has to be declared outside main function

Hi the enum concept is introduced in Switch condition.
The example enum:

enum Weather {
  sunny,
  snowy,
  cloudy,
  rainy,
}

has to be declared outside main function. It has error if I put it inside main function, is there a simple reason to explain this?

In Dart, a class cannot be defined in a function. An enum is a class.

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Hi Laura, thank you. Really simple reason, don’t know why I cannot think of that :smile:

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