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[1.3.X] Fixed #15794 -- Corrected an error in the docs which indicate…

…d applying decorators to any of the view-like methods would work when it will only work reliably with dispatch. Thanks to carbonXT for the report and patch.

Backport of [16056] from trunk.


git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/branches/releases/1.3.X@16057 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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1 parent 24adaf7 commit 64995cdd63e01b6bf5372cec76c3fe1d2a3cff62 Gabriel Hurley committed Apr 20, 2011
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@@ -585,11 +585,8 @@ Decorating the class
--------------------
To decorate every instance of a class-based view, you need to decorate
-the class definition itself. To do this you apply the decorator to one
-of the view-like methods on the class; that is,
-:meth:`~django.views.generic.base.View.dispatch`, or one of the HTTP
-methods (:meth:`~django.views.generic.base.View.get`,
-:meth:`~django.views.generic.base.View.post` etc).
+the class definition itself. To do this you apply the decorator to the
+:meth:`~django.views.generic.base.View.dispatch` method of the class.
A method on a class isn't quite the same as a standalone function, so
you can't just apply a function decorator to the method -- you need to

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