On Nov 27, 2010, at 09:35 , Chauk-Mean Proum wrote:

> Issue #4085 has been updated by Chauk-Mean Proum.
> 
> 
>>> Regarding naming: how about using the name `use' instead of `using'? This
>>> would be in line with other names such as `include', `extend', etc.
> 
>> Some other people said the same, but I think `using' is better than
>> `use' because `use' is already used in Rack.
> 
> IMHO, it would be a shame to have such a new core feature with a "strange" naming.
> I also prefer use instead of using.
> May be the core team can request Rack developers to rename their use method to e.g. rack_use.
> I guess that this new feature will be available only for ruby-1.9.3+.
> So this leaves time for Rack developers and users to migrate their code base.

This would be about any Ruby web application/framework/library out there. Not only Rack implements use, but Rails and Sinatra (and probably others) doo, too, in order to behave like Rack.

Konstantin