ANN: RPQueue 0.21

Josiah Carlson josiah.carlson at
Fri Sep 20 09:18:32 CEST 2013

Hello everyone,

For those of you who didn't know, if you are interested in a Redis-backed
time and/or fifo-queue with priorities, retries, etc., to be used with
Python, one exists and is mature: it's called RPQueue, and it seeks to
simplify your life of task execution. The recent changelog entries are
below my signature.

The package has been around for two years next month, and does exactly what
you expect it to do - no more, no less.

You can find the package at:

Please CC me on any replies if you have any questions or comments.

Thank you,
 - Josiah

#----------------------------------- 0.21
[changed] where available, rpqueue will now use Lua to move delayed tasks
    the time-based priority queue to fifo queues. This should reduce
    in all cases, and should drastically improve performance for those that
    use large numbers of delayed tasks.
[changed] the version number is now PEP 386/440 compliant.
[added] this changelog that will document updates/changes/improvements in an
    easily referenced location.
[fixed] thanks to , rpqueue added a missing

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