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Issue 6305: Clarify error message for large arguments to itertools.islice().

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Modules/itertoolsmodule.c

 				if (PyErr_Occurred())
 					PyErr_Clear();
 				PyErr_SetString(PyExc_ValueError,
-				   "Stop argument for islice() must be a non-negative integer or None.");
+				   "Stop argument for islice() must be None or an integer: 0 <= x <= maxsize.");
 				return NULL;
 			}
 		}
 				if (PyErr_Occurred())
 					PyErr_Clear();
 				PyErr_SetString(PyExc_ValueError,
-				   "Stop argument for islice() must be a non-negative integer or None.");
+				   "Stop argument for islice() must be None or an integer: 0 <= x <= maxsize.");
 				return NULL;
 			}
 		}
 	}
 	if (start<0 || stop<-1) {
 		PyErr_SetString(PyExc_ValueError,
-		   "Indices for islice() must be non-negative integers or None.");
+		   "Indices for islice() must be None or an integer: 0 <= x <= maxsize.");
 		return NULL;
 	}
 
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