On Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10:38:09 AM UTC+2, Michal Petrucha wrote:
> As cool as this idea sounds, I really don't think the URL dispatcher 
> is a correct component to make database queries. FWIW, I've seen 
> similar magic implemented in view decorators, and the thing I remember 
> the most from this experience was that it made it a lot harder to 
> follow what was happening where. 
> Moreover, I can imagine this turning into a complicated mess of a 
> syntax to allow query customizations using a weird DSL really quickly. 
> After all, if we allow PK lookups, it's not that unreasonable to also 
> want to be able to lookup by other keys, and it all goes downhill from 
> here. 
> Cheers, 
> Michal 

Agreed. It all goes downhill from there, so let's at least not do database 

To me, that settles it: no typecasting.

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