Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#6832 closed (invalid)

Add description and usage note about decorators in URLconf to the url dispatcher docs

Reported by: ramiro Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
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Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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At least one of the three persons reporting in #5920 used the cache_page decorator in the URLconf but passed the view parameter as a string and not as a callable object itself.
The patch a) copies the usage case description from the 0.96 release notes to the main documentation and b) adds a note about that specific gotcha.

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decor_view_parm_in_urlconf.diff (1.1 KB) - added by ramiro 8 years ago.

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Changed 8 years ago by ramiro

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by programmerq

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by ubernostrum

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

I'm not sure we really should document this; the fact that decorators require a callable as an argument is pretty basic Python, and it's not really Django's job to serve as a Python tutorial.

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