WordPress and special characters domains

I have recently switch to a domain with a special character (ø), which lead to not being able to use the pop-ups in WordPress editor (tinyMCE), firebug gave me this error

After a bit of googling it seemed to be a problem in the version (2.2.3) of tinyMCE included with WordPress version 2.7.1.

I manged to solve the problem by downloading the newest version of tinyMCE (at the time of writing that is 3.2.2.3) and replace tine_mce.js and tiny_mce_popup.js in /wp_includes/js/tinymce with the same files in the downloaded zip folder, located at /jscripts/tiny_mce — you might want to keep a copy of the old version, just in case you find a problem with this approach. If you find any problems with this approach please let me know.

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  1. I set up WordPress for a client, and the editor (TinyMCE) worked great in IE7, but not Firefox.

    It wasn’t FF because other TinyMCE and WordPress demo’s (using tinymce) worked OK.

    I tried everything suggested, new wordpress install, new TinyMCE install.
    Checked configs.
    Cleared caches.
    etc, etc, etc

    I uploaded the latest version of TinyMCE to WordPress and it kind of worked (everything apart from the Icons).

    Then I git your blog saying only replace the tiny_mce.js and popup.js with the latest version.

    All works great now!

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