Perl Unicode versions

A spell of hacking around with Unicode got me wondering which version of Unicode shipped with which version of Perl. Here's what I came up with:

Perl version Unicode version
5.7.33.1.1
5.8.03.2.0
5.8.14.0.0
5.8.44.0.1
5.8.74.1.0
5.8.95.1.0
5.9.44.1.0
5.9.55.0.0
5.10.15.1.0
5.11.35.2.0
5.13.76.0.0
5.15.86.1.0
5.17.16.2.0
5.19.56.3.0
5.21.17.0.0
5.23.08.0.0
5.25.39.0.0
5.27.210.0.0
5.29.211.0.0
5.29.912.0.0
5.29.1012.1.0

This table is in order by Perl version (obviously), and lists every time the Unicode version changed as Perl version increased. Unicode version does not increase monotonically with Perl version because Unicode 5.1.0 was retrofitted to Perl 5.8.9, which was actually released after 5.10.0.

The Unicode version numbers come from file lib/unicore/version under the top-level directory in each distribution, where it has been since Perl 5.7.3.

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Good!

Latest version is Unicode 12.1.0

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