Re: Problem with syntax/html.vim
- On 2013-05-17, glts wrote:
> Gary,Thank you. Your answer prompted me to do a little research which
> On Friday, May 17, 2013 8:32:36 AM UTC+2, Gary Johnson wrote:
> > The highlighting is correct through the '--', but they incorrectly
> > terminate the comment region. The following '"/' are highlighted as
> > an error, as are '[endif]', and the </head> and </html> tags are
> > highlighted as comments.
> > The problem seems to be this line in $VIMRUNTIME/syntax/html.vim
> > (dated 2012 Oct 05),
> > syn region htmlCommentPart contained start=+--+ end=+--\s*+ contains=@htmlPreProc,@Spell
> > which doesn't account for the possibility of '--' being anywhere
> > within a string.
> > I don't know enough about syntax highlighting to know how to fix it,
> > though, and I would rather help the author with a solution than just
> > point out the problem, so I thought I'd ask here if anyone knew of a
> > solution. (I have Bcc'd the author.)
> Double dash isn't allowed in XML comments. I think the highlighting is
> correct as it is.
So, Outlook generates invalid HTML. What a surprise.
I have a workaround, so I'll use that when syntax highlighting
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