Intl.Segmenter implements methods for finding the location of boundaries in text, including grapheme, line, word and sentence boundary analysis.
Currently, chrome is shipped with Intl.v8BreakIterator - a non standard way for similar functionality. According to https://www.chromestatus.com/metrics/feature/timeline/popularity/556 on 2020 Feb there are 0.74% of the web page use it. Intl.Segmenter is the web standard to replace it.
Status in Chromium
Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:
- Chrome for desktop release 87
- Chrome for Android release 87
- Chrome for iOS release 87
- Android WebView release 87
Consensus & Standardization
Intent to Prototype urlIntent to Prototype thread
Last updated on 2021-01-20