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[1.5.x] Fixed #17935 - Clarified intro of topics/files.txt.

Thanks guettli for the suggestion.

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Managing files
-This document describes Django's file access APIs.
+This document describes Django's file access APIs for files such as those
+uploaded by a user. The lower level APIs are general enough that you could use
+them for other purposes. If you want to handle "static files" (JS, CSS, etc),
+see :doc:`/howto/static-files`.
By default, Django stores files locally, using the :setting:`MEDIA_ROOT` and
:setting:`MEDIA_URL` settings. The examples below assume that you're using these

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