Easy: how do I echo javascript with php?

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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
function moo() {
      alert("mooooo");
}

</body>

<p <?php echo "onclick=moo()" ?>>ljlkjljljkjlkj</p>

</html>
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leakim971PluritechnicianCommented:
you put your p tag outside body and there's no closing script tag

corrected :
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
function moo() {
     alert("mooooo");
}
</script>
<p <?php echo "onclick='moo()'" ?>>ljlkjljljkjlkj</p>
</body>



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Ray PaseurCommented:
There may be some assumptions about the interrelationship of PHP and the client browser.  PHP runs before the client ever gets control.  But there is also this:
<p <?php echo "onclick=moo()" ?>>ljlkjljljkjlkj</p>

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Have you looked at the HTML with the W3C validator?  Is the opening paragraph tag correctly coded with the closing wicket?  Is there some advantage to using PHP here?  I cannot see it but maybe you can help us understand why you are doing it this way.
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