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Extra letter with £ sign

I have just downloaded the 2.03 beta. Everything seems fine, except when I use a £ sign. It comes out like this £. It wouldn't be a problem, except I run an online newspaper in Scotland which has a vacancies section. Naturally, the £ sign is used regularly. Can anyone help?

Eddie Anderson
Thursday, May 22, 2003

Does the final, published page have a UTF-8 tag in the <head>?

This would look like this:

<html>
<head>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">

...

Joel Spolsky
Thursday, May 22, 2003

No, it doesn't

Eddie Anderson
Thursday, May 22, 2003

Thanks, I've tried that and it works. Thanks very much.

Eddie Anderson
Thursday, May 22, 2003

Mine did and an é turned out very strange.

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Thursday, May 22, 2003

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