On 2009 Jan 30, at 11:30, Larry Wall wrote:
So I'm open to suggestions for what we ought to call that envelope
if we don't call it the prelude or the perlude.  Locale is bad,
environs is bad, context is bad...the wrapper?  But we have dynamic
wrappers already, so that's bad.  Maybe the setting, like a jewel?
That has a nice static feeling about it at least, as well as a feeling
of surrounding.

Or we could go with a more linguistic contextual metaphor.  Argot,
lingo, whatever...

setting, frame, stage, neighborhood, gestalt?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allb...@kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allb...@ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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