Good news: this is coming – and not just on entity types but on complex types as well. Enums are part of the OData v4 protocol. In fact, it was one of the things we argued vociferously for precisely because of the number of votes on this issue.Ricardo Peres commented
Its almost unbelievable that this isn't already implemented!
Good news: this is another thing that we felt was really important to take to the OData v4 protocol committee. This feature will be available in the near future as we finish work on our v4 stack.
813 votesRicardo Peres commented
A more general request: Extensible Id Generation (http://data.uservoice.com/forums/72025-ado-net-entity-framework-ef-feature-suggestions/suggestions/1796337-extensible-id-generation)
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Reverting status from “under review” to “no status” since we aren’t currently working on this. We will still consider it for future releases.
We are working on key value generators in EF7.