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Make Proper Nouns Posessive

Author:
skarphace
Posted:
June 5, 2013
Language:
Python
Version:
1.5
Tags:
template filter
Score:
0 (after 0 ratings)

A template filter to make proper nouns posessive. If context_var was 'skarphace':

{{ context_var|s }}

Would be:

skarphace's
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import re
from django import template
register = template.Library()

@register.filter
def s(value):
    """
    Add an "'s" or "'" where appropriate on proper nouns to to make them posessive
    """
    if re.search(r's$', value):
        return value + "'"
    else:
        return value + "'s"

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