I guess i was really throwing this idea to the monks as something on my wishlist to be internally optimized by Perl's hash implementation. What has been suggested will certainly work, but i was trying to imply that if these sort of operations were part of Perl's hash implementation, they would work faster than methods we now must use to effectively accomplish the tasks suggested.

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