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  • by autarch (914) on 2002.07.17 13:02 (#10754) Homepage Journal
    It's working exactly as documented.

    local() changes something for its current scope _until_ it exits that scope _at runtime_. It's a runtime, temporary effect.

    You're expected a compile time effect, basically.

    I agree that the docs aren't so hot, though.