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Bug #27517 SimpleXML dont get CDATA
Submitted: 2004-03-07 09:30 UTC Modified: 2004-06-21 19:36 UTC
From: cyppe at telia dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: SimpleXML related
PHP Version: 5.0.0b4 (beta4) OS: linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-03-07 09:30 UTC] cyppe at telia dot com
SimpleXML seems to work all good, except for getting a CDATA node, it returns nothing.

Really nothing more to say.


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 [2004-03-07 09:41 UTC]
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 [2004-03-13 05:01 UTC]
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 [2004-03-31 19:49 UTC] jaba at inbox dot lv
SimpleXML does support CDATA, but it fails to show nodes consisting of CDATA when you call print_r() or var_dump().

It only says [tag_name] => simplexml_element Object

When you call $xmlobject->[tag_name] then you get what you expect, but with print_r() - no!
 [2004-03-31 19:51 UTC] jaba at inbox dot lv
Just wanted to add that this is PHP5 RC1 running on Windows XP
 [2004-06-21 19:24 UTC] schmich at uiuc dot edu
Same behavior confirmed with PHP5 RC3 on linux
 [2004-06-21 19:36 UTC]
SimpleXML overloads its objects, so they don't work correctly when you call print_r() and friends.

You should use the asXML() method if you're interested in viewing a text version of the object.
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