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try to clarify how string constants work

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@@ -520,6 +520,10 @@ C<deref> op by deferencing from CONSTS. Any constant data used by the metadata
segment and the bytecode segment will be stored here. Constants denoted by
ampersand followed by the name of a chunk can be used at runtime to find the
index of a chunk.
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+At runtime, all offsets of CONSTS are fixed-width. Entries in the constants
+table which contain P and S values need to be dereferenced with C<deref>.
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see also L<Chunk Name Constants and Bytecode Loading>
.constants
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