[Python-Dev] Autoloading? (Making Queue.Queue easier to use)
john.m.camara at comcast.net
Wed Oct 12 18:04:13 CEST 2005
> Skip write:
> Is the Queue class very useful outside a multithreaded context? The notion
> of a queue as a data structure has meaning outside of threaded applications.
> Its presence might seduce a new programmer into thinking it is subtly
> different than it really is. A cursory test suggests that it works, though
> q.get() on a empty queue seems a bit counterproductive. Also, Queue objects
> are probably quite a bit less efficient than lists. Taken as a whole,
> perhaps a stronger attachment with the threading module isn't such a bad
Maybe Queue belongs in a module called synchronize to avoid any confusions.
John M. Camara
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