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an odd question

cj-16
I have an odd question.  The Validator seems to have what might be a flaw.  I operate a large web-site with thousands of web-pages.  Nearly all are either UTF-8 or Windows format.  Validator seems to get confused if it confronts even one byte of the wrong format, where it shuts down.  It seemed to me that a simple solution would be for Validator to "skip" that byte, or even consider trying to translate it into the other of those two formats, rather than totally abandoning the effort.
 
I  had thought I had a solution for my situation, since my web-pages are virtually identical in UTF-8 and Windows and Western, where only an occasional byte (sych as a Spanish tilden character, exists.  I thought I had solved the problem by using the &#176 type coding, which should be compatible with either UTF-8 or Windows. 
 
But I now get the impression that Search Engines get all fouled up.  For a word like Deja vu, I now have three different available spellings, English, UTF-8, Windows and &# format, and Search Engines seem to (sometimes) treat the four "spellings" as different.  I get different traffic reports for the identical page with those different spellings.
 
What is the best solution to this?
 
Also, I realize that Search Engines don't like "duplicate web-pages", so my "solution" probably needs to choose the "best of the four pages to have on the Internet.  Which one?
 
 
Pastor Carl
A Christ Walk Church
BELIEVE Religious Information Source web-site
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