With 26 of 32 precincts reporting, the BBC is projecting that Scotland has voted against independence. The No forces are expected to win 55% of the vote.
As Quebec referendums have become a permanent feature of Canadian politics, Scottish referendums will become a permanent feature of U.K. politics. Granted it will be at least another 15 years or so. But as long as the SNP is in the control of the Scottish Parliament this will surely not be the last referendum in Scotland.
And when that referendum happens the results still won't matter.