Re: Missing </head> in source of CSS specs causing problems for htmldiff tool?

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Šime Vidas <> wrote:
> If you look at the HTML source code of a CSS specification (e.g.
>, you'll notice that the </head> tag is
> missing. This appears to cause problems with the htmldiff tool [1],
> specifically with its text highlighting functionality. (See this Twitter
> thread [2] for details.)
> For comparison, this is how the output of the htmldiff tool looks like with
> text highlighting [3], and this is how it looks without [4].
> I don't know how the HTML source code for the CSS WG specs is generated, but
> if there exists one master template, please consider adding the </head> tag
> to it.

This is perfectly valid HTML. If htmldiff is breaking when its
omitted, then it's a broken tool.  It should get a better HTML parser.


Received on Tuesday, 7 May 2013 16:24:20 UTC