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Added 'Session object guidlines' section to docs/sessions.txt

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@@ -63,6 +63,18 @@ It also has these two methods:
You can edit ``request.session`` at any point in your view. You can edit it
multiple times.
+Session object guidelines
+-------------------------
+
+ * Use normal Python strings as dictionary keys on ``request.session``. This
+ is more of a convention than a hard-and-fast rule.
+
+ * Session dictionary keys that begin with an underscore are reserved for
+ internal use by Django.
+
+ * Don't override ``request.session`` with a new object, and don't access or
+ set its attributes. Use it like a Python dictionary.
+
Examples
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