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Field lookups

Field lookups are how you specify the meat of an SQL WHERE clause. They’re specified as keyword arguments to the QuerySet methods filter(), exclude() and get().

Basic lookups keyword arguments take the form field__lookuptype=value. (That’s a double-underscore). For example:

Interesting syntax, I wonder if this is a design? Double underscores? Weird. Why not provide an explicit interface? Why the magic syntax of using underscores?

Posted via web from Apphacker’s learning curve

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