What the hell is this!? It's the first strange quirk I've noticed in Django, that's what!
I'm still not sure exactly why this happens but it's the first time I've encountered it, even though I've been using the set_cookie() method for a while now.
So in testing, this was the sample code I had:
response = HttpResponse('')
In theory, that would normally work. For some strange reason, it threw an exception at the 2nd line.
Apparently it doesn't like unicode for the cookie key. To fix it, wrap the key with str().
So now the code looks like this:
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