On Nov 25, 2008, at 11:05 AM, Dave Thomas wrote:

>
> On Nov 25, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
>
>> But your post made me think using this syntax in the future might be
>> impossible.  It already abused somewhere (in the real code).  Sigh.
>
> I'm OK if you deprecate it in 1.9.3: I've used in just a few times,  
> and there are always alternatives. I just have this stupid need to  
> stick up for the underdog, and felt I had to react when you called  
> the poor thing "useless." I was worried you'd hurt its feelings.
>
>
> Dave



	Rails routing code uses this method redefinition inside of itself  
extensively. So I think we're stuck with it unless someone wants to  
rewrite rails router ;)

Cheers-
Ezra Zygmuntowicz
ez / engineyard.com