Convert diff output to HTML ins/del

diff a.txt b.txt | grep -E '^(<|>)' | sed 's:^< \(.*\):<del style="color\:red; text-decoration\: none">- \1</del><br>:' | sed 's:^> \(.*\):<ins style="color\:green; text-decoration\: none">+ \1</ins><br>:'

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2015-06-19 17:29:31

What Others Think

You really don't need grep + 2 seds. . This is enough: diff a.txt b.txt | sed -n '/^[<>]/{s:^< \(.*\):<del style="color\:red; text-decoration\: none">- \1</del><br>:;s:^> \(.*\):<ins style="color\:green; text-decoration\: none">+ \1</ins><br>:;p}'
wejn · 169 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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