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jkocherhans committed Jan 5, 2010
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To add your own validation logic, override the supplied ``validate()`` method:

Note that ``full_validate`` will NOT be called automatically when you call
your model's ``save()`` method. You will need to call it manually if you wish
to run your model validators. This is for the purposes of backwards
compatibility. However, if you are using a ``ModelForm``, it will call
``full_validate`` for you, and present any errors along with the other form
error messages.

.. method:: Model.validate()

The ``validate()`` method on ``Model`` by default checks for uniqueness of

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