If some task is impossible to implement for specified version range, one should mention that (and possibly explain), instead of recomending to upgrade to random (or latest) version.
in reply to Re: Stop suggesting to upgrade perl
in thread Stop suggesting to upgrade perl
There is also difference between "upgrade perl" and "raise minumum perl version requirement", former is indication that person think there is only once instance of code,
and, perhaps, recommends just a random new version.
Unicode in Perl works mostly fine since 5.8.8.