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Fixed #19743 - Documented some limitations of contrib.auth.

Thanks Aymeric for the suggestion.
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@@ -37,6 +37,14 @@ The auth system consists of:
* Forms and view tools for logging in users, or restricting content
* A pluggable backend system
+The authentication system in Django aims to be very generic and doesn't provide
+some features commonly found in web authentication systems. Solutions for some
+of these common problems have been implemented in third-party packages:
+
+* Password strength checking
+* Throttling of login attempts
+* Authentication against third-parties (OAuth, for example)
+
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