Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#1628 closed defect (fixed)

[patch] docs should explain that admin ignores all but first "ordering" argument in model

Reported by: pb@… Owned by: Jacob
Component: Documentation Version:
Severity: minor Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Design decision needed
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


The admin only uses the first item in a model's "ordering" sequence. Attached is a simple documentation patch that notes this. Patch is for M-R docs but I'm sure trunk is nearly identical.

(I actually think this should ultimately be changed so that the full ordering sequence is respected by the admin, but having dug into the admin code a bit I appreciate that it's a non-trivial change, so I'm starting with the docs. I also know that multi-column ordering poses some thorny admin interface questions.)

Attachments (1)

model-api.diff (557 bytes) - added by Paul Bissex 12 years ago.
patch to docs/model-api.txt

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Change History (2)

Changed 12 years ago by Paul Bissex

Attachment: model-api.diff added

patch to docs/model-api.txt

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [2690]) Fixed #1628 -- Added note to docs/model-api.txt about admin ordering by only first field

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