Re: FW: Web Form: Other Question: British pound sign - U+00A3

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Wed Oct 01 2003 - 12:21:25 CST

At 10:50 AM 10/1/03 -0700, Magda Danish \(Unicode\) wrote:
> Our problem is the representation of the £ sign (British
> > pound sign - U+00A3). When we type this character into our
> > pages and then set the character encoding in our pages to
> > Unicode (UTF-8) (either by setting it directly in the HTTP
> > header, or setting it using the <meta
> > http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
> > tag), when we view the pages we see the standard ASCII set of
> > characters, but the Pound sign displays as an error.

Have you tried validating your pages via ?

That would tell you whether it's an issue with what's in your file or
with how the browser gets to see it.

Also, is this limited to the pound sign, or do you also have issues with
the copyright sign, for example?


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