[Python-talk] Django tutorial issues.

Bill Freeman f at ke1g.mv.com
Sun Jun 24 23:35:14 EDT 2007

Kent Johnson writes:
 > Bill Freeman wrote:
 >  ...
 > > It all works as advertised, even though I was reading the version of the tutorial
 > > for the subversion release, rather than for 0.95, until the very last stuff on
 > > the fourth and final page of the turorial, and even most of that is good.  The
 > > url to pass to HttpResponseRedirect(), however, is an issue.  The tutorial (even
 > > the 0.95 version of the tutorial, unless I mis-read it) is silent on fixing this
 > > up.  reverse() can't deal with the missing results() view function as a basis for
 > > figuring out the url, and I can't blame it.
 > > 
 > > If I hard the url as:
 > > 
 > >      '/polls/%d/results/' % p.id
 > > 
 > > everything works.  But that's putting an absolute path into the code, so it
 > > wouldn't "plug in" elsewhere without modification.
 > That is the url shown in the 0.96 and 0.95 tutorials section 4.

I knew that there were people less blind than I am.


Interestingly, the subversion version of the tutorial worked fine
right up to the generic views section, reverse function and all.

 >  ...


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