how to implement a queue-like container with sort function

Cameron Simpson cs at
Tue Dec 3 22:17:18 CET 2013

On 02Dec2013 07:26, Ned Batchelder <ned at> wrote:
> Actually, I had a long conversation in the #python IRC channel with
> the OP at the same time he was posting the question here, and it
> turns out he knows exactly how many entries are going into the
> "queue", so a plain-old list is the best solution.  I don't know
> quite where the idea of limiting the number of entries came from.

For me, it was because he said "fill the queue" in the OP. I took
that to imply that the queue had a capacity limit.


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