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Fixed #19132 -- Added example for creating custom lazy function

Thanks flagzeta@yahoo.it for the report and Luke Plant for his
expert assistance.
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@@ -427,6 +427,24 @@ In this case, the lazy translations in ``result`` will only be converted to
strings when ``result`` itself is used in a string (usually at template
rendering time).
+Other uses of lazy in delayed translations
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+For any other case where you would like to delay the translation, but have to
+pass the translatable string as argument to another function, you can wrap
+this function inside a lazy call yourself. For example::
+
+ from django.utils import six # Python 3 compatibility
+ from django.utils.functional import lazy
+ from django.utils.safestring import mark_safe
+ from django.utils.translation import ugettext_lazy as _
+
+ mark_safe_lazy = lazy(mark_safe, six.text_type)
+
+And then later::
+
+ lazy_string = mark_safe_lazy(_("<p>My <strong>string!</strong></p>"))
+
Localized names of languages
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