Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#11628 closed (fixed)

Incorrect comment in part 1 of tutorial

Reported by: tommstein@… Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


In the last big box full of example code in part 1 of the tutorial, it says

# Get the poll whose year is 2007. Of course, if you're going through this
# tutorial in another year, change as appropriate.
>>> Poll.objects.get(pub_date__year=2007)
<Poll: What's up?>

I first tried this with the parameter set to 2009 as instructed by the comment, and got a DoesNotExist exception. Then it occurred to me that a little earlier in the page we had set the year to 2007, so the comment saying to change the year does nothing but mess you up.

This is actually against version 1.1, but that's still not an option in the Version dropdown. Maybe that should be its own ticket.

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11628.diff (548 bytes) - added by Tim Graham 10 years ago.

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Alex Gaynor

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

Changed 10 years ago by Tim Graham

Attachment: 11628.diff added

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Tim Graham

Has patch: set
Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [11538]) Fixed #11628 -- Corrected the tutorial, removing instructions to update the year where that isn't required. Thanks to tommstein for the report.

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