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Improve cookie based session backend docs.

Note the don't require sessions to be in installed apps.
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@@ -118,6 +118,13 @@ To use cookies-based sessions, set the :setting:`SESSION_ENGINE` setting to
stored using Django's tools for :doc:`cryptographic signing </topics/signing>`
and the :setting:`SECRET_KEY` setting.
+.. note::
+ When using cookies-based sessions :mod:`django.contrib.sessions` can be
+ removed from :setting:`INSTALLED_APPS` setting because data is loaded
+ from the key itself and not from the database, so there is no need for the
+ creation and usage of ``django.contrib.sessions.models.Session`` table.
.. note::
It's recommended to leave the :setting:`SESSION_COOKIE_HTTPONLY` setting

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