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Small improvement to the `contrib.messages` doc introduction.

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commit 9ea4dc90b9d72648f0f26cc60b19727b35267da0 1 parent 62ae711
Julien Phalip authored August 04, 2012

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  1. 14  docs/ref/contrib/messages.txt
14  docs/ref/contrib/messages.txt
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 .. module:: django.contrib.messages
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    :synopsis: Provides cookie- and session-based temporary message storage.
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-Django provides full support for cookie- and session-based messaging, for
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-both anonymous and authenticated clients. The messages framework allows you
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-to temporarily store messages in one request and retrieve them for display
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-in a subsequent request (usually the next one). Every message is tagged
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-with a specific ``level`` that determines its priority (e.g., ``info``,
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-``warning``, or ``error``).
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+Quite commonly in web applications, you may need to display a one-time
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+notification message (also know as "flash message") to the user after
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+processing a form or some other types of user input. For this, Django provides
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+full support for cookie- and session-based messaging, for both anonymous and
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+authenticated users. The messages framework allows you to temporarily store
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+messages in one request and retrieve them for display in a subsequent request
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+(usually the next one). Every message is tagged with a specific ``level`` that
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+determines its priority (e.g., ``info``, ``warning``, or ``error``).
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 Enabling messages
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