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[1.4.X] Fixed #14829 - Added references to CBVs in the URLConf docs; …

…thanks Andrew Willey for the suggestion.

Backport of acd74ff from master
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  1. +11 −1 docs/topics/http/urls.txt
12 docs/topics/http/urls.txt
@@ -55,7 +55,8 @@ algorithm the system follows to determine which Python code to execute:
one that matches the requested URL.
4. Once one of the regexes matches, Django imports and calls the given
- view, which is a simple Python function. The view gets passed an
+ view, which is a simple Python function (or a :doc:`class based view
+ </topics/class-based-views/index>`). The view gets passed an
:class:`~django.http.HttpRequest` as its first argument and any values
captured in the regex as remaining arguments.
@@ -673,6 +674,15 @@ The style you use is up to you.
Note that if you use this technique -- passing objects rather than strings --
the view prefix (as explained in "The view prefix" above) will have no effect.
+Note that :doc:`class based views</topics/class-based-views/index>` must be
+ from mysite.views import ClassBasedView
+ urlpatterns = patterns('',
+ (r'^myview/$', ClassBasedView.as_view()),
+ )
.. _naming-url-patterns:
Naming URL patterns

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