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add documentation about setting the status code for validators. Fix #63

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@@ -137,7 +137,6 @@ Let's take an example: we want to make sure the incoming request has an
if not 'X-Verified' in request.headers:
request.errors.add('header', 'X-Verified', 'You need to provied a token')
def get_value(request):
"""Returns the value.
@@ -153,6 +152,17 @@ coming from the validation functions you are providing to put them in the
generated documentation. Refer to :doc:`sphinx` for more information about
documentation automatic generation.
+Changing the status code from validators
+You also can change the status code returned from your validators. Here is an
+example of this::
+ def user_exists(request):
+ if not request.POST['userid'] in userids:
+ request.errors.add('body', 'userid', 'The user id does not exist')
+ request.errors.status = 404
Content-Type validation

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