"Emmanuel Touzery" <emmanuel.touzery / wanadoo.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:40055BD8.90405 / wanadoo.fr...
> E.-R. Bruecklmeier wrote:
>
> > Is there a method similar to Array.delete which returns the modified
> > array instead of modifing the array by itself?
> >
> > Why aren's there two methods:
> >
> > Array.delete
> >
> > and
> >
> > Array.delete!
> >
> > ???
>
> if Array.delete was duplicating the array before removing the value, it
> would be a huge performance killer for big arrays.

That's why the OP asked why there were not two methods: delete! (inplace
deletion) and delete (copy without the deleted elements).

Regards

    robert