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[VE][410] Error Message Feedback

From: BHA in L.A. <bha_in_la@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 19:23:31 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20051111032331.78685.qmail@web30410.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Cc: "BHA in L. A." <BHA_in_LA@Yahoo.com>

Validating Error [410]: "reference to non-SGML character"

RECOMMENDATION: ADD A CHECKBOX TO OMIT THE “WARNINGS” ABOUT NON-ISO
CHARACTERS (or merely to tally their total number).  
Particularly, allow the omission of the warnings for the codes decimal
128-159 of the Windows-1252 character set.

DISCUSSION:
I /choose/ to use the Windows-1252 character set despite all your advice. 
(Compatibility with the occasional old browser is one reason.)  IT IS /SO/
ANNOYING TO SWIM THROUGH HUNDREDS OF CHARACTER “WARNINGS” JUST TO FIND THE
DOZEN REAL ERRORS I NEED TO ADDRESS!  Yes, maybe I will accidentally write
&amp;quote; instead of &amp;quot; or write an erroneous Uni-code number. 
/That/ kind of error message IS useful.

Bryan H. Allen
BHA in Los &Aacute;ngeles
also Bryan H. Allen in Los &Aacute;ngeles
3142 Drew Street
Los Angeles, CA  90065-2305
323-254-8298  (Press [#] to bypass the message.)


		
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