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From "Stephen Nelson-Smith" <>
Subject Re: Unable to display UK Pound Sign
Date Mon, 12 May 2008 14:51:47 GMT

>  What encoding are you using?

The config files all used UTF-8.  I've changed them to ISO8859-1 and
restarted Tomcat, but I see the same behaviour.

>  You can go hunting for all the places in which the encoding could be specified

At the Tomcat level?

> or you can tell the developers to use the HTML entitiy "&pound;" instead of a direct
reference, which bypasses the problem by keeping all the characters encoded the same way whether
ISO8859-1 or UTF-8 is used.

I will also make that recommendation.

>                 - Peter


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