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Re: [RFA] Have block_innermost_frame start from selected frame

> From: Paul Hilfinger <>
> CC:
> Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2011 15:11:11 -0500 (EST)
> However, if you don't like "qualifying", I am happy to remove both changes.

I have nothing against "qualified", I just thought using "scope"
would be easier on the reader.  But if "scope" is not the right term
here, so be it.

> > I'm not sure "enclosing frame" is clear enough.  I think we tend to
> > use "outer frame" elsewhere in the manual.  Alternatively, you could
> > use "enclosing scope".
> > 
> Yeah, but I really need to say something like "frames that are at or outside
> the selected frame".  Would that be understandable terminology, do you think?

We use "outer frames" elsewhere in the manual.  You can look there for
ways to express this.

> I don't like "enclosing scope".  We are dealing with statically scoped
> languages, where "enclosing scope" usually means "lexically enclosing
> scope", and that is not what we are talking about here.

Is C++ different?  We do use "scope" there, just below the part you

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