Here's another proposal to this:

From: Aleksi Niemel? <aleksi.niemela / cinnober.com>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 12:23:18 +0200 

> >I don't know whether Array should has the `append' method.
> >BTW, what is the opposite of `append?'
> >Array.push <---> Array.append
> >Array.pop  <---> Array.???

> Maybe there should be some Array.remove_from_end but there's two different
> view points here.

> Well, the opposite of Array.append would be Array.prepend, just an different
> axis :).

I'd add Array.shrink. But some native English speakers might think
this as not a better name...

Now that prepend seems good, I can't find the word `prepend'
in my English dictionary, however. Do you guys really use this
word in your daily life or in technical talks?

Regards,

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