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Re: I don't like the new warning in the validator

From: Michael A. Peters <mpeters@mac.com>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 13:20:42 -0700
Message-id: <4A20439A.5060703@mac.com>
To: Jasper Magick <jasper.magick@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Jasper Magick wrote:
> "No character encoding information was found within the document, either 
> in an HTML meta element or an XML declaration. It is often recommended 
> to declare the character encoding in the document itself, especially if 
> there is a chance that the document will be read from or saved to disk, 
> CD, etc."
> This is stupid.  I know what I'm doing,

Warnings can be ignored.

The validator doesn't magically know what your intentions are, so it 
provides warnings - yet still tells you the document is valid. You 
decide to do with the warning what you want.
Received on Friday, 29 May 2009 20:22:01 UTC

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