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From:
Karl Williamson
Date:
December 2, 2012 16:21
Subject:
Re: Comment period extended for Unicode's changing some common charactersfrom Punctuation to Symbol
Message ID:
50BB8011.1010501@khwilliamson.com
On 12/01/2012 10:02 PM, Ricardo Signes wrote:
> * David Golden <xdg@xdg.me> [2012-11-29T19:21:45]
>> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> * How can we let programs introspect the version of Unicode that Perl provides?
>>>
>>> That information is currently already available in Module::Corelist.
>>
>> My first reaction was "that's fine for users, but not for code".  Who
>> wants to load all of M::C just to check that?
>>
>> My second reaction is shock that we're using M::C for that at all,
>> since it's not actually a module.
>
> My next reaction is, "that tells you what the default Unicode version was for
> that perl, not the one that your current perl has."
>
> Do we want $Config{unicode_version} ?
>

This information has long been available through 
Unicode::UCD::UnicodeVersion()

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