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Anonymous committed 12fa963

Refined exception message to make sure we don't confuse users.

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django/contrib/staticfiles/storage.py

             base_url = settings.STATIC_URL
         if not location:
             raise ImproperlyConfigured("You're using the staticfiles app "
-                "without having set the STATIC_ROOT setting. Set it to "
-                "the absolute path of the directory that holds static files.")
+                "without having set the STATIC_ROOT setting.")
         # check for None since we might use a root URL (``/``)
         if base_url is None:
             raise ImproperlyConfigured("You're using the staticfiles app "
-                "without having set the STATIC_URL setting. Set it to "
-                "URL that handles the files served from STATIC_ROOT.")
+                "without having set the STATIC_URL setting.")
         utils.check_settings()
         super(StaticFilesStorage, self).__init__(location, base_url, *args, **kwargs)