In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, herbert breunung

> currently just used for compile time constants like $?LINE allright so 
> far so good.
> but why not use that for all constants like
> my $?constant = 5;

The $? is telling us where the value came from, not that it's a
constant. Since it's a compile time value, it also happens to be
something that we can't change.

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