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A trigger question

I read the apex developer's guide and at  the bulk trigger part found this "

The code block of a trigger cannot contain the static keyword.Triggers can only contain keywords applicable to an inner

what does this mean?



It refers to the word "static"


you cannot write static functions/variables within triggers. The ff. example will produce a compile error...



trigger accountTrigger on Account (before insert) 
    static String strValue;