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Thank you for finding many references that support my notion of
lexical scoping.  Thank you also for finding the particular definition
I was looking for.  Notice that by this definition, Lua is not
statically scoped.


"Jonathan  Branam" <> writes:

> lexical scope
> <programming> (Or "static scope") In a lexically scoped language, the scope
> of an identifier is fixed at compile-time to be the smallest block
> (begin/end or function/procedure body) containing the identifier's
> declaration. This means that an identifier declared in some block is only
> accessible within that block and from procedures declared within it.
> Opposite of dynamic scope. See activation record.