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Doc Bug #80681 SVN mentions in manual and dochowto
Submitted: 2021-01-28 13:20 UTC Modified: 2021-01-28 15:32 UTC
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Status: Open Package: Documentation problem
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 [2021-01-28 13:20 UTC]
The PHP Manual > Appendices > About the manual [1] mentions SVN a lot, so the manual tutorial (dochowto) [2].

They need a rewrite from the recent SVN to git migration.

[1] and


Expected result:
No mention of SVN (or CVS!) sources of the manual.

Actual result:
"The XML source code may be downloaded from SVN and viewed at »"

"People involved in the translations start from the XML source code available from » and from it they translate"

"To checkout the documentation source, use a modified version of the following command where you change {LANG} to a desired language, such as en for only English:

svn checkout{LANG} phpdoc-{LANG}"

"Obtaining SVN access"


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 [2021-01-28 13:43 UTC]
Just earlier today I committed a (partial?) fix[1] for the manual.

[1] <>
 [2021-01-28 14:37 UTC]
Yes... I opened this bug almost as a reaction from this specific commit, but to track other places that need a revision up to a full rewrite.

But english is not my native language, so I'm not up to the task,
 [2021-01-28 15:32 UTC]
> But english is not my native language, […]

Few, if any, current doc maintainers are native English speakers.
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