On Aug 21, 2005, at 12:32 PM, Gavin Kistner wrote:

> On Aug 21, 2005, at 11:23 AM, Mark Volkmann wrote:
>
>> This worked fine.  Then I decided I wanted to comment that out
>> temporarily so I changed the line to this.
>>
>> <!-- The time in one hour will be <%= 1.hour.from_now %-->
>>
>> It complains that I have an unterminated string.
>>
>> Does ERb not know how to parse HTML comments?
>>
>
> ERB doesn't know anything about HTML, nor should it.

Right.  Erb is a general purpose templating system.  Even Rails uses  
to for more that just HTML.  Fixtures and email, just to name two  
examples.

James Edward Gray II