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[Bug 11456] In Swedish many words should be written together, like "Skumtomte" (Candy foam Santa) and not as "Skum tomte" (Weird/Strange Santa). I would like to be able to write "skum<wbr hypen>tomte" to denote that the word can be broken up to be equal as "skum-<br/

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Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2010 13:22:08 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> 2010-12-03 13:22:08 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> I did not know about &shy; but there is a problem, when it is entered as
> "skum&shy;tomte" one can not search for "skumtomte" within a document.

That would be a browser bug, no?

> Therefore I think that "skum<wbr shy />tomte" or something like that would be
> better,

Why not just fix browsers so one can search across &shy;?

> Neverthe less I'll start using &shy; from now on. Even tough browsers
> could handle it a bit better (Should probably just be one line or two of code,
> just make a copy of searchable text and remove &shy; from it and from search
> query, then perform regular search function. That's a one-liner :)
> Well,
> Thank you Mr. Simon Pieters for informing me about the &shy; entity.

You changed resolution to NEEDSINFO. That state usually indicates that more
information is needed from the bug reporter. If you're happy with the spec as
it is, WORKSFORME is the right resolution. If you think the spec should be
changed, REOPEN the bug.

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