Match default verb

The default verb for match is :any. This means for:

match ‘dog/bark(/:num)’ => ‘dogs#bark’ # get 3 barks
match ‘dog/eat’ => ‘dogs#eat’ # post breakfast

someone could post on dog/bark with :louder or get on dog/eat
with :breakfast. This is annoying and messy, and definitely not
RESTful.

In moving to Rails 3, I’m finding it better to use the verb instead of
using match with :via => :verb:

get ‘dog/bark’ => ‘dogs#bark’
post ‘dog/eat’ => ‘dogs#eat’

There is a lot of emphasis on match in the routing comments. Wouldn’t
it be better to either default to :via => :get for match or recommend
verb methods over the match method?

I want to make sure I understand the differences too.

Thanks in advance,
Mike

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