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Added a bit more to the session documentation on how to clear sessions

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1 parent e280520 commit 9c605227ec14ba4217d4a9396e9986af73fa522e @dhh dhh committed Mar 20, 2005
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  1. +5 −2 actionpack/lib/action_controller/base.rb
@@ -96,16 +96,19 @@ class MissingFile < ActionControllerError #:nodoc:
#
# You can place objects in the session by using the <tt>@session</tt> hash:
#
- # @session["person"] = Person.authenticate(user_name, password)
+ # @session[:person] = Person.authenticate(user_name, password)
#
# And retrieved again through the same hash:
#
- # Hello #{@session["person"]}
+ # Hello #{@session[:person]}
#
# Any object can be placed in the session (as long as it can be Marshalled). But remember that 1000 active sessions each storing a
# 50kb object could lead to a 50MB memory overhead. In other words, think carefully about size and caching before resorting to the use
# of the session.
#
+ # For removing objects from the session, you can either assign a single key to nil, like <tt>@session[:person] = nil</tt>, or you can
+ # remove the entire session with reset_session.
+ #
# == Responses
#
# Each action results in a response, which holds the headers and document to be sent to the user's browser. The actual response

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