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Author paul.j3
Recipients paul.j3, pgacv2
Date 2018-10-18.16:40:22
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I'm going to close this.

Python makes it easy to test for Exception class.  Testing exception messages is messy, especially if the test wants to compare the message against 'generic message'.

I don't see anything generic about the messages produced by `int('1.23')` and `float('xxx')`.

Argparse provides a custom class, ArgumentTypeError, for use when you want to pass a custom message.  Let's leave it at that, and not try to make things more complicated.

If there's to be any change it should be in the documentation as suggested in
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