In perl 5.6.x, there has been a discussion about using delete(), (which was designed to remove key->value pairs from hashes), and having it remove values entirely from arrays in the same fashion, (not just undefing the value for that index, but removing that index entirely).
I understand that in perl 5.005_03, the interpreter will not allow you to use an array in that situation.'
My predicament is this: delete($array[$index]) is more readable than slice($array,$index,1), and more efficient too, I think. What should I do to maintain each of my goals: backward compatibility to 5.005x, readability, and performance?
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