On Mar 16, 2006, at 6:03 PM, Robert D. La Gesse wrote:

> Can anyone tell me what the difference is in these two statements?   
> Yes, I'm a newbie!
>
> <%=h device.send(column.name) %>
>
> <%= device.send(column.name) %>
>
> Specifically, what is the <%=h supposed to do?  The "h" doesn't  
> appear to do anything that I can find, yet RoR generates code using  
> it...
>
> Thanks much!
>
> Rob

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