Call me a 'fence-sitter', but ..
I do see tye's point. Your finish your post And your perl question is? which does imply 'that is not is a perl question' and that 'one should restrict oneself to perl questions', which detracted from the fact that it was just a badly (dare I say it? trollish) worded question.
However, without needing to read your explanation, I did realise your intent and don't feel that you needed to be 'stomped' on so vehemently.
I don't think there is a fight to win here. You are both wrong! (joke!) Lets hope the OP comes back with further context for their question, and we can collectively add to our knowledge pool.</aside>
Three definitions of scope in contexts that might relate to Extreme Programming:
I would say from searching on the phrase 'extreme programming scope' (e.g. Google Books - Extreme Programming) that 'scope' in the context of 'extreme programming' means pretty much the same as it does for any programming language or IT project.
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