David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:

>> The 10 minute video is really impressive. But after browsing through 
>> the documentation I haven't found an answer to one question: what does 
>> happen with XML special chars like <> when you write <%= @post.text %>?
> 
> 
> I'm not sure I understand the question, but everything within a <% %> 
> block is interpreted as regular Ruby code through ERb

Sorry that it wasn't clear, I wanted to know what happened when 
@post.text contains characters like ">" or "&". (How) are they converted 
to entities?