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Caution note about buggy browser support for soft hyphens. #58

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@Shepard

I just tested soft hyphen support in my browsers again and Opera 11.52 still can't find hypenated words on page search. Thought I'd add a caution note about that.

@paulirish
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Oh good one. there is some good research around this here..

http://davidnewton.ca/the-current-state-of-hyphenation-on-the-web
http://dev.davidnewton.ca/demos/hyphenation/test.html
Modernizr/Modernizr#312
https://github.com/Modernizr/Modernizr/blob/master/feature-detects/hyphens.js

could you augment your change with these resources somehow?

thank you and good call!

@paulirish
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@Shepard can you add in some more text for the mentioned links? i think they help a lot when it comes to this one.

@Raynos
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+1 for fleshing out with some references on this issue. I find those tests fail on most browsers.

@paulirish paulirish closed this in 6db9586
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-[CSS Text Level 3](http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#hyphenation) allows you to tell the browser to break words using hyphens. As there won't by any noticable effects on browsers which don't support the feature, we recommend that you use it without any polyfills or fallbacks. [CSS Hyphenator](http://code.google.com/p/hyphenator/) is a polyfill that works on browsers that support the soft hyphen.
+[CSS Text Level 3](http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#hyphenation) allows you to tell the browser to break words using hyphens. As there won't by any noticable effects on browsers which don't support the feature, we recommend that you use it without any polyfills or fallbacks. [CSS Hyphenator](http://code.google.com/p/hyphenator/) is a polyfill that works on browsers that support the soft hyphen. When using soft hyphens be aware though that browser support for those might be buggy. Opera for example can't find words containing soft hyphens using page search.
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