Entries published in October 2007

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Be careful with your URL patterns

Tonight in the Django IRC channel, someone stumbled across a seemingly-odd error when trying to use a generic view:

TypeError: object_list() got multiple values for keyword argument 'queryset'

The problem turned out to be the URL pattern which was routing to the generic view. Consider a simple example, as might be found in a weblog application:

from django.conf.urls.defaults import *
from weblog.models import Entry

info_dict = {
    'queryset': Entry.objects.all()

urlpatterns = ('',
    (r'^(index|weblog)/$', 'django.views.generic.list_detail.object_list', info_dict)

The idea here …

Entry published October 14, 2007. Read full entry.

Another django-registration update

This one’s just a quick heads-up, but if you’re following django-registration you’ll want to take note: I’ve been doing a series of minor releases since 0.3, and it’s now up to 0.3p5.

There have been a few bugfixes since 0.3 that you’ll want, and also some important changes:

Entry published October 7, 2007. Read full entry.


My beloved Cubs went up against one of the best pitching teams in baseball, and forgot how to hit. Three games and they’re out, which is sad for me but good for you, because it means I can make unbiased predictions about the rest of the baseball postseason. So here goes.

NLDS: Rockies/Phillies

The Rockies are already up two games to none in a best-of-five series. As I write this Game 3 is scoreless in the third inning, but I expect this series to be over tonight or tomorrow; even though …

Entry published October 6, 2007. Read full entry.