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Fixed #10952 -- Corrected the documentation for the behavior of passw…

…ord reset forms and views. Thanks to danielhepper for the report and initial patch, timo for the patch update.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@13556 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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commit 0a753297c80d11d9ee16d5b92ad1e5cccf41f30e 1 parent 806f3b2
Russell Keith-Magee authored August 07, 2010

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  1. 9  docs/topics/auth.txt
9  docs/topics/auth.txt
@@ -898,8 +898,9 @@ includes a few other useful built-in views located in
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 .. function:: views.password_reset(request[, is_admin_site, template_name, email_template_name, password_reset_form, token_generator, post_reset_redirect])
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-    Allows a user to reset their password, and sends them the new password
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-    in an e-mail.
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+    Allows a user to reset their password by generating a one-time use link
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+    that can be used to reset the password, and sending that link to the
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+    user's registered e-mail address.
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     **Optional arguments:**
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 .. class:: PasswordResetForm
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-    A form for resetting a user's password and e-mailing the new password to
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-    them.
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+    A form for generating and e-mailing a one-time use link to reset a
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+    user's password.
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 .. class:: SetPasswordForm
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