[Python-Dev] unicodedata module is out of date
R. David Murray
rdmurray at bitdance.com
Fri Sep 6 17:39:01 CEST 2013
On Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:33:47 +0200, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> Andrew Miller, 06.09.2013 11:54:
> > The unicodedata module only contains data up to Unicode 5.2 (October 2009),
> > so attempting to reference any character from a later version e.g:
> > unicodedata.lookup("TURKISH LIRA SIGN")
> > results in a KeyError.
> > Also, it seems to be limited to properties in the UnicodeData.txt file and
> > does not contain any data from the other files from the Unicode Character
> > Database (the perl library Unicode::UCD is far more complete).
> > Are there any plans to update this module to the latest Unicode version
> > (6.2, with 6.3 being released shortly)
> It's been updated to 6.2 almost a year ago, so Python 3.3 should have that.
3.3 shipped with 6.1.
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