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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
November 29, 2012 17:59
Subject:
Re: Comment period extended for Unicode's changing some commoncharacters from Punctuation to Symbol
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On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 6:51 PM, David Golden <xdg@xdg.me> wrote:
> * How can we better document (if we're not) the forward compatibility
> risks inherent in using Unicode character classes?

It probably should be documented, though I suspect it would easily get
buried in the pile of Unicode documentation,.

> * How can we let programs introspect the version of Unicode that Perl provides?

That information is currently already available in Module::Corelist.

> * Is it possible to make any of this pluggable, so a program could
> specify which version of Unicode classes they want to use?

How do you scope that? Specially with things like qr//.

Leon

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