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Clean up E0186 explanation

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GuillaumeGomez committed Jan 12, 2020
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  1. +17 −1 src/librustc_error_codes/error_codes/
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ An associated function for a trait was defined to be a method (i.e., to take a
`self` parameter), but an implementation of the trait declared the same function
to be static.

Here's an example of this error:
Erroneous code example:

trait Foo {
@@ -17,3 +17,19 @@ impl Foo for Bar {
fn foo() {}

When a type implements a trait's associated function, it has to use the same
signature. So in this case, since `Foo::foo` takes `self` as argument and
does not return anything, its implementation on `Bar` should be the same:

trait Foo {
fn foo(&self);
struct Bar;
impl Foo for Bar {
fn foo(&self) {} // ok!

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