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Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients eric.araujo, georg.brandl, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy
Date 2015-03-27.16:13:15
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It matches error messages generated by builtin unbound methods.

>>> str.format()
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: descriptor 'format' of 'str' object needs an argument

It would be incorrect to say "substitute method wants x y z", because the substitute method doesn't need any arguments.

>>> string.Template('spam').substitute()
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2015-03-27 16:13:15serhiy.storchakasetrecipients: + serhiy.storchaka, georg.brandl, terry.reedy, eric.araujo, python-dev
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