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Fixed #703: added decorators to require that view be called with a gi…


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  1. +28 −2 django/views/decorators/
30 django/views/decorators/
@@ -1,9 +1,35 @@
-Decorator for views that supports conditional get on ETag and Last-Modified
+Decorators for views based on HTTP headers.
from django.utils.decorators import decorator_from_middleware
from django.middleware.http import ConditionalGetMiddleware
+from django.utils.httpwrappers import HttpResponseForbidden
conditional_page = decorator_from_middleware(ConditionalGetMiddleware)
+def require_http_methods(request_method_list):
+ """
+ Decorator to make a view only accept particular request methods. Usage::
+ @require_http_methods(["GET", "POST"])
+ def my_view(request):
+ # I can assume now that only GET or POST requests make it this far
+ # ...
+ Note that request methods ARE case sensitive.
+ """
+ def decorator(func):
+ def inner(request, *args, **kwargs):
+ method = request.META.get("REQUEST_METHOD", None)
+ if method not in request_method_list:
+ raise HttpResponseForbidden("REQUEST_METHOD '%s' not allowed" % method)
+ return func(request, *args, **kwargs)
+ return inner
+ return decorator
+require_GET = require_http_methods(["GET"])
+require_GET.__doc__ = "Decorator to require that a view only accept the GET method."
+require_POST = require_http_methods(["POST"])
+require_POST.__doc__ = "Decorator to require that a view only accept the POST method."
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