EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Irregular formation from scope resolution +‎ -or.

NounEdit

scope resolutor (plural scope resolutors)

  1. (programming, rare) An operator (usually ::) that disambiguates an identifier by specifying its scope.
    • 1994, R. E. Callan, Building Object-oriented Systems, page 81:
      In order to make reference to the class member attribute the scope resolutor ' : : ' has been used.
    • 2014, Jesús Sánchez Cuadrado, Esther Guerra, Juan de Lara, “Towards the Systematic Construction of Domain-Specific Transformation Languages”, in Modelling Foundations and Applications: 10th European Conference, ECMFA 2014., page 201:
      In particular, from the DSTL specification, we generate an Ecore meta-model for the abstract syntax of the DSTL, a default implementation of its concrete syntax (including a scope resolutor and a type checker for the input/output meta-models), and an initial scaffolding of the compiler (label 2).