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Re: Frames as scopes
- From: Doug Evans <dje at google dot com>
- To: Jim Blandy <jimb at red-bean dot com>
- Cc: archer at sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 09:47:42 -0700
- Subject: Re: Frames as scopes
- References: <email@example.com>
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 2:57 PM, Jim Blandy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've been having a great time playing with the Python interface!
> On IRC, Tom invited me to post suggestions.
> Is there a way to look up a variable in the scope specified by a frame? Saying
> seems circuitous; perhaps lookup_symbol could default the domain to
> SYMBOL_VAR_DOMAIN, and accept a frame to indicate scope, defaulting to
> the current frame. Then one could simply say:
> and get what one expects.
Another way to go is to have wrappers that simplify common operations
as part of some utility library (or some such). Low level api
routines shouldn't be too clever.