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Bug #61457 PHP documentation (single-file version) doesn't validate
Submitted: 2012-03-20 20:41 UTC Modified: 2021-08-10 16:42 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: mr_platelet+m17ami at fastmail dot fm Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Duplicate Package: Doc Build problem
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: irrelevant
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2012-03-20 20:41 UTC] mr_platelet+m17ami at fastmail dot fm
The HTML validator from (which in Debian
Linux is available in the wdg-html-validator package)
says that the single-file PHP documentation is invalid.
Here is a terminal transcript:

bash$ validate --version
Offline Validator, Version 1.2.2
by Liam Quinn <>
bash$ head -1 page.html 
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" 
bash$ validate page.html > validate.out
bash$ grep -c '^Error ' validate.out

The file "page.html" (used in the
transcript above) is dated 2012-03-16.


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 [2014-05-18 16:05 UTC]
-Type: Documentation Problem +Type: Bug -Package: Documentation problem +Package: Doc Build problem
 [2021-08-10 16:42 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Duplicate -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-08-10 16:42 UTC]
I'm closing this as duplicate of bug #60224; there may be other
issue than the nesting of <div>s inside of <p>s, but without
resolving these, it doesn't even make sense to try to validate the
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