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The help_text attribute in forms can be a ugettext_lazy() object, so …

…be careful

not to trigger translations at import time.

I checked other usages of help_text in form fields and model fields and there
is not similar usage in __init__() methods.

git-svn-id: bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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malcolmt committed Jul 30, 2008
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  1. +4 −1 django/forms/
@@ -74,7 +74,10 @@ def __init__(self, required=True, widget=None, label=None, initial=None,
if label is not None:
label = smart_unicode(label)
self.required, self.label, self.initial = required, label, initial
- self.help_text = smart_unicode(help_text or '')
+ if help_text is None:
+ self.help_text = u''
+ else:
+ self.help_text = smart_unicode(help_text)
widget = widget or self.widget
if isinstance(widget, type):
widget = widget()

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