[Python-Dev] Error message for wrong number of arguments
On 30 July 2018 at 22:19, Chris Barker via Python-Dev
<python-dev at python.org> wrote:
> Oh well. This is a serious usability issue -- but what can you do?
I think that argument clinic knows if the built-in function is
supposed to be a method or a function. It doesn't look too hard to
add a new flag METH_IS_METHOD or something, which would be taken in
consideration in the common cases, and which can be added manually OR
used automatically by argument clinic. This would not be a 100%
solution out of the box, but if the new wording is right, it shouldn't
be a problem.