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Fixed #7654: Documented the fact that file upload handlers must be mo…

…dified before reading request.POST

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@@ -254,10 +254,12 @@ list::
.. note::
- You can only modify upload handlers *before* accessing ``request.FILES`` --
- it doesn't make sense to change upload handlers after upload handling has
- already started. If you try to modify ``request.upload_handlers`` after
- reading from ``request.FILES`` Django will throw an error.
+ You can only modify upload handlers *before* accessing
+ ``request.POST`` or ``request.FILES`` -- it doesn't make sense to
+ change upload handlers after upload handling has already
+ started. If you try to modify ``request.upload_handlers`` after
+ reading from ``request.POST`` or ``request.FILES`` Django will
+ throw an error.
Thus, you should always modify uploading handlers as early in your view as
possible.

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