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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
Paperback (6"x9"), 724 pages
ISBN 9781906966027
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Useless localization of %s

(W syntax) The localization of lvalues such as local($x=10) is legal, but in fact the local() currently has no effect. This may change at some point in the future, but in the meantime such code is discouraged.

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