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Added a bit to the 1.4 release notes about the new SECURE_PROXY_SSL_H…

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adrianholovaty committed Dec 30, 2011
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@@ -515,6 +515,11 @@ Django 1.4 also includes several smaller improvements worth noting:
* The :ttag:`if` template tag now supports ``{% elif %}`` clauses.
+* If your Django app is behind a proxy, you might find the new
+ :setting:`SECURE_PROXY_SSL_HEADER` setting useful. It solves the problem of your
+ proxy "eating" the fact that a request came in via HTTPS. But only use this
+ setting if you know what you're doing.
* A new, plain-text, version of the HTTP 500 status code internal error page
served when :setting:`DEBUG` is ``True`` is now sent to the client when
Django detects that the request has originated in JavaScript code.

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