Re: [mod_python] HTML £ signs

Deron Meranda deron.meranda at
Sun Feb 11 13:53:19 EST 2007

On 2/11/07, Colin Rothwell <colin.rothwell at> wrote:
> I just worked out how to do it - I was being thick before.
> You have to use the &pound; HTML entity for those who have had my
> problem of £ signs causing a CGI script to not work due to encoding
> problems.

Or better yet use "&#163;" -- the entity reference "&pound;" only exists
in older HTML, it is not present in the newer XHTML.  The numeric
reference though works everyplace.


Deron Meranda

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