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Small style cleanup of docs/generic_views.txt

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@@ -76,33 +76,34 @@ couple of common cases: rendering a template when no view logic is needed,
and issuing a redirect. These views are:
- Renders a given template using any extra parameters passed in the
- urlpattern; requires the ``template`` argument.
+ Renders a given template, passing it a ``{{ params }}`` template variable,
+ which is a dictionary of the parameters captured in the URL. This requires
+ the ``template`` argument.
For example, given the following URL patterns::
urlpatterns = patterns('django.views.generic.simple',
- (r'^foo/$', 'direct_to_template', {'template' : 'foo_index'}),
- (r'^foo/(?P<id>\d+)/$', 'direct_to_template', {'template' : 'foo_detail'}),
+ (r'^foo/$', 'direct_to_template', {'template': 'foo_index'}),
+ (r'^foo/(?P<id>\d+)/$', 'direct_to_template', {'template': 'foo_detail'}),
... a request to ``/foo/`` would cause the ``foo_index`` template to be
rendered, and a request to ``/foo/15/`` would cause the ``foo_detail``
template to be rendered with a context variable ``{{ }}`` that is
set to ``15``.
Issue a redirect to a given URL.
- The given url may contain dict-style string formatting which will be
+ The given URL may contain dict-style string formatting, which will be
interpolated against the params in the URL. For example, to redirect from
``/foo/<id>/`` to ``/bar/<id>/``, you could use the following urlpattern::
urlpatterns = patterns('django.views.generic.simple',
('^foo/(?p<id>\d+)/$', 'redirect_to', {'url' : '/bar/%(id)s/'}),
- If the given url is ``None``, a HttpResponseGone (410) will be issued.
+ If the given URL is ``None``, an ``HttpResponseGone`` (410) will be issued.
Using date-based generic views

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