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Bug #12982 strip_tags() problem with title in <a>-tags
Submitted: 2001-08-27 12:46 UTC Modified: 2002-09-20 06:53 UTC
From: jesper_ronn at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Strings related
PHP Version: 4.2.1 OS: win 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2001-08-27 12:46 UTC] jesper_ronn at hotmail dot com
$t = '<a title="Errors in string parsed from website! 
String containing errors: \'<b>Warning</b>:\'

echo '-->'.strip_tags($t).'<--'.strlen(strip_tags($t));
echo "\n<br> should be:\n<br>";
echo '-->i<--1';
echo "\n<br> i get:\n<br>";
echo "-->Warning:' \">i<--14 ";

Can someone explain this error? I would be afraid that the function gets confused by
* the extra line feeds
* the nested <b> tags in the title attribute 
  (which should definately not show up!) 


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 [2002-09-20 06:53 UTC]
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