max operates only on its arguments*, and is only useful if the number of args is > 1.**
maximum operates on a collection and only takes a second argument in specific cases.
Is there any reason why we couldn’t have a single-argument method on
max that, if given a collection, returns the equivalent of
max has deprecated behavior in that it will operate on collections in an element-wise order.
**This is inconsistent:
max(5) returns (the possibly-expected)
max([1,2,3]) does not return
[1,2,3], nor does