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rename 'headers' to 'header fields'. closes ticket #20452

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@@ -578,19 +578,19 @@ streaming response if (and only if) no middleware accesses the
instantiated with an iterator. Django will consume and save the content of
the iterator on first access.
-Setting headers
-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+Setting header fields
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-To set or remove a header in your response, treat it like a dictionary::
+To set or remove a header field in your response, treat it like a dictionary::
>>> response = HttpResponse()
>>> response['Cache-Control'] = 'no-cache'
>>> del response['Cache-Control']
-Note that unlike a dictionary, ``del`` doesn't raise ``KeyError`` if the header
+Note that unlike a dictionary, ``del`` doesn't raise ``KeyError`` if the field
doesn't exist.
-HTTP headers cannot contain newlines. An attempt to set a header containing a
+HTTP header fields cannot contain newlines. An attempt to set a header field containing a
newline character (CR or LF) will raise ``BadHeaderError``
Telling the browser to treat the response as a file attachment
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