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Answer: To express a null string, why would anyone use ...=q{} intead of ...= '' ?

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Q&A > strings > To express a null string, why would anyone use ...=q{} intead of ...= '' ? contributed by JavaFan

Here's a reason: (hey, you said you couldn't think of a single reason...)
my $quote = q{'}; my $question = q{?}; my $star = q{*}; my $empty = q{};

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