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docs, Cookie values are String based. Closes #12860. [ci skip]

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1 parent 3f90787 commit 519deb6f509e804ad2c937df4f583785f2168c9c @senny senny committed Feb 8, 2014
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  1. +7 −7 actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/middleware/cookies.rb
@@ -23,8 +23,8 @@ def cookie_jar
# # This cookie will be deleted when the user's browser is closed.
# cookies[:user_name] = "david"
#
- # # Assign an array of values to a cookie.
- # cookies[:lat_lon] = [47.68, -122.37]
+ # # Cookie values are String based. Other data types need to be serialized.
+ # cookies[:lat_lon] = JSON.dump([47.68, -122.37])
#
# # Sets a cookie that expires in 1 hour.
# cookies[:login] = { value: "XJ-122", expires: 1.hour.from_now }
@@ -42,10 +42,10 @@ def cookie_jar
#
# Examples of reading:
#
- # cookies[:user_name] # => "david"
- # cookies.size # => 2
- # cookies[:lat_lon] # => [47.68, -122.37]
- # cookies.signed[:login] # => "XJ-122"
+ # cookies[:user_name] # => "david"
+ # cookies.size # => 2
+ # JSON.load(cookies[:lat_lon]) # => [47.68, -122.37]
+ # cookies.signed[:login] # => "XJ-122"
#
# Example for deleting:
#
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ def cookie_jar
#
# The option symbols for setting cookies are:
#
- # * <tt>:value</tt> - The cookie's value or list of values (as an array).
+ # * <tt>:value</tt> - The cookie's value.
# * <tt>:path</tt> - The path for which this cookie applies. Defaults to the root
# of the application.
# * <tt>:domain</tt> - The domain for which this cookie applies so you can

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