class Unicode { }

Built-in class for providing Unicode related information. Although it can be instantiated, these methods currently mostly make sense when called as class methods. In which case they represent the information of the supported version of Unicode in the current runtime.

Available as of release 2023.02 of the Rakudo compiler. Available as an installable module for earlier versions of the Rakudo compiler.


method version§

method version(Unicode:)

Returns a Version object representing the Unicode version.

say Unicode.version# OUTPUT: «v15.0␤»

method NFG§

method NFG(Unicode:)

Returns a Bool indicating whether complete Normalization Form Grapheme support is available.

# on MoarVM 
say Unicode.NFG# OUTPUT: «True␤» 
# on JVM 
say Unicode.NFG# OUTPUT: «False␤»