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Author chris.jerdonek
Recipients chris.jerdonek
Date 2012-11-20.22:36:56
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The below should probably say something along the lines of "max expected 1 positional arguments" (since the foo value is an argument):

>>> max(foo=1)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: max expected 1 arguments, got 0

I imagine this affects other functions, but I haven't looked into which ones.

Here is an example of another built-in function that provides a better message:

>>> sorted(foo=1)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: Required argument 'iterable' (pos 1) not found
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