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@@ -111,8 +111,8 @@ where it makes sense.
<Framework X> does <feature Y> -- why doesn't Django?
-----------------------------------------------------
-We're well aware that there are other awesome web frameworks out there, and
-we're not adverse to borrowing ideas where appropriate. However, Django was
+We're well aware that there are other awesome Web frameworks out there, and
+we're not adverse to borrowing ideas where appropriate. However, Django was
developed precisely because we were unhappy with the status quo, so please be
aware that "because <Framework X>" does it is not going to be sufficient reason
to add a given feature to Django.
@@ -188,7 +188,7 @@ How do I install mod_python on Windows?
* For Python 2.4, check out this `guide to mod_python & Python 2.3`_.
* For Python 2.3, grab mod_python from http://www.modpython.org/ and read
`Running mod_python on Apache on Windows2000`_.
- * Also, try this (not Windows-specific) `guide to getting mod_python
+ * Also, try this (not Windows-specific) `guide to getting mod_python
working`_.
.. _`guide to mod_python & Python 2.3`: http://www.lehuen.com/nicolas/index.php/2005/02/21/39-win32-build-of-mod_python-314-for-python-24
@@ -242,20 +242,20 @@ How do I use image and file fields?
Using a ``FileField`` or an ``ImageField`` in a model takes a few steps:
#. In your settings file, define ``MEDIA_ROOT`` as the full path to
- a directory where you'd like Django to store uploaded files (for
- performance these files are not stored in the database). Define
- ``MEDIA_URL`` as the base public URL of that directory. Make
- sure that this directory is writable by the web user.
-
+ a directory where you'd like Django to store uploaded files. (For
+ performance, these files are not stored in the database.) Define
+ ``MEDIA_URL`` as the base public URL of that directory. Make sure that
+ this directory is writable by the Web server's user account.
+
#. Add the ``FileField`` or ``ImageField`` to your model, making sure
- to define the ``upload_to`` option to tell Django what subdirectory
- of ``MEDIA_ROOT`` to upload files to.
-
- #. All that will be stored in your database is a path to the file
- (relative to ``MEDIA_ROOT``). You'll must likely want to use
- the convenience ``get_<fieldname>_url`` function provided by
- Django (that is, if your ``ImageField`` is called ``mug_shot``,
- you can get the absolute URL to your image in a template with
+ to define the ``upload_to`` option to tell Django to which subdirectory
+ of ``MEDIA_ROOT`` it should upload files.
+
+ #. All that will be stored in your database is a path to the file
+ (relative to ``MEDIA_ROOT``). You'll must likely want to use the
+ convenience ``get_<fieldname>_url`` function provided by Django. For
+ example, if your ``ImageField`` is called ``mug_shot``, you can get the
+ absolute URL to your image in a template with
``{{ object.get_mug_shot_url }}``.
The database API
@@ -293,7 +293,7 @@ things:
"http://www.mysite.com/admin/" in your browser, in
"myproject.settings.admin" you should set ``REGISTRATION_COOKIE_DOMAIN =
'www.mysite.com'``.
-
+
* Some browsers (Firefox?) don't like to accept cookies from domains that
don't have dots in them. If you're running the admin site on "localhost"
or another domain that doesn't have a dot in it, try going to
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