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[soc2009/http-wsgi-improvements] Update the render_to_response shortcut to pass request and content_type to HttpResponse, to support Accept-Charset. Refs #10190.

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 from django.db.models.query import QuerySet
 from django.core import urlresolvers
+accepted_kwargs = ('content_type', 'mimetype', 'request')
 def render_to_response(*args, **kwargs):
     Returns a HttpResponse whose content is filled with the result of calling
     django.template.loader.render_to_string() with the passed arguments.
-    httpresponse_kwargs = {'mimetype': kwargs.pop('mimetype', None)}
+    httpresponse_kwargs = dict([(k, kwargs.pop(k, None)) for k in accepted_kwargs])
     return HttpResponse(loader.render_to_string(*args, **kwargs), **httpresponse_kwargs)
 def redirect(to, *args, **kwargs):
     obj_list = list(queryset.filter(*args, **kwargs))
     if not obj_list:
         raise Http404('No %s matches the given query.' % queryset.model._meta.object_name)
-    return obj_list
+    return obj_list


-.. function:: render_to_response(template[, dictionary][, context_instance][, mimetype])
+.. function:: render_to_response(template[, dictionary][, context_instance][, mimetype, content_type, status])
    Renders a given template with a given context dictionary and returns an
    :class:`~django.http.HttpResponse` object with that rendered text.
+    .. versionadded:: 1.2
+    The value for the Content-Type header to use in the resulting document. Can
+    also contain a MIME type. Defaults to the value of the :setting:`DEFAULT_CONTENT_TYPE` setting.
     .. versionadded:: 1.0
-    The MIME type to use for the resulting document. Defaults to the value of
+    Alias for content_type, for backwards compatibility. Defaults to the value of
     the :setting:`DEFAULT_CONTENT_TYPE` setting.
+    .. versionadded:: 1.2
+    The request can be passed to HttpResponse for handling the Accept-Charset
+    header, which allows clients to specify the encoding in which they wish to
+    receive the content.