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Added 'How this is possible' section to docs/db-api.txt, describing k…

…eyword arguments in the API

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@@ -47,6 +47,12 @@ translates (roughly) into the following SQL:
SELECT * FROM polls_polls WHERE pub_date < NOW();
+.. admonition:: How this is possible
+
+ Python has the ability to define functions that accept arbitrary name-value
+ arguments whose names and values are evaluated at run time. For more
+ information, see `Keyword Arguments`_ in the official Python tutorial.
+
The DB API supports the following lookup types:
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@@ -113,6 +119,8 @@ statements are equivalent::
choices.get_list(poll__id__exact=3)
choices.get_list(poll__pk=3)
+.. _`Keyword Arguments`: http://docs.python.org/tut/node6.html#SECTION006720000000000000000
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