John Paulett committed c9627fa

Optionally render the template with a RequestContext.

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 # This software is licensed as described in the file COPYING, which
 # you should have received as part of this distribution.
-from django.template import Context, loader
+from django.template import Context, loader, RequestContext
-def render(template, context):
+def render(template, context, request=None):
     """Help function for rendering a template given a context.
     Useful in custom template tags.  The template is the typical path to the
     template file (e.g. 'registration/login.html').  The context is a dictionary
     of data to provide the template.
+    If the optional HttpRequest object is provided, the function will render
+    the template using a django.template.RequestContext.
     t = loader.get_template(template)
-    c = Context(context)
+    if request is None:
+        c = Context(context)
+    else:
+        c = RequestContext(context)
     return t.render(c)