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Added note about 'request' variable name to docs/contributing.txt

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@@ -168,6 +168,19 @@ Please follow these coding standards when writing code for inclusion in Django:
{{foo}}
+ * In Django views, the first parameter in a view function should be called
+ ``request``.
+
+ Do this::
+
+ def my_view(request, foo):
+ # ...
+
+ Don't do this::
+
+ def my_view(req, foo):
+ # ...
+
* Please don't put your name in the code. While we appreciate all
contributions to Django, our policy is not to publish individual
developer names in code -- for instance, at the top of Python modules.

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