RFC: Unicode 6.2 changes

Unicode is getting ready to release their next version, 6.2 (likely in September). It includes only a single new character, for the new Turkish currency symbol. But there are changes to the properties of existing characters, and some of these may be of concern to Perl programmers.

A comment period on the changes has just started, closing in July. Unicode calls these PRI's, or Public Review Issues. This is a link to the page describing the changes and procedures for commenting.

The issues I think are of most i…

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