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[1.6.x] Fixed #21708 -- Added some headings to separate unrelated top…


Thanks ashley at for the suggestion.

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  1. +5 −2 docs/topics/http/urls.txt
7 docs/topics/http/urls.txt
@@ -178,8 +178,8 @@ The URLconf doesn't look at the request method. In other words, all request
methods -- ``POST``, ``GET``, ``HEAD``, etc. -- will be routed to the same
function for the same URL.
-Notes on capturing text in URLs
+Captured arguments are always strings
Each captured argument is sent to the view as a plain Python string, regardless
of what sort of match the regular expression makes. For example, in this
@@ -190,6 +190,9 @@ URLconf line::
...the ``year`` argument to ``news.views.year_archive()`` will be a string, not
an integer, even though the ``\d{4}`` will only match integer strings.
+Specifying defaults for view arguments
A convenient trick is to specify default parameters for your views' arguments.
Here's an example URLconf and view::

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