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Re: [VE][html5] Character Set ISO-8859-1 vs windows-1252

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:41:55 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAucPFFdzniu1+Lus6o++9JH+CLGApPDLjaoWU8tB7m9K-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>, Christopher Head <chead@chead.ca>
On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> This advocacy seems to mean that people who wish to use a validator as a
> practical tool will need to look elsewhere. Few people want to see “error
> messages” that reflect just some opinions and unrealistic agenda. Most
> authors want to have real problems detected and reported – things that they
> will understand to be real problems to be solved.

I agree that it's not useful to flag all non-preferred labels. But
since the validator tries to follow a spec, this is a spec issue.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Monday, 25 March 2013 15:42:23 UTC

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