[Python-3000] Useless methods in Queue module

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Jan 11 20:16:01 CET 2008

On Fri, Jan 11, 2008, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> I proposed to remove three methods from the queue module, qsize(),
> empty(), and full().  These are not reliable.  The RightWay (tm) is to
> trap the Empty and Full exceptions or use the .join() approach.

Although I'm not going to advocate for retaining them, I see them as
mildly useful for logging purposes (especially qsize()).
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