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missing name after . operator ?

Luke Murphy
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Joined: May 12, 2010
Posts: 300
Hi,
This is from the book 'Javascript the good parts'.



I have replaced the document.writeln() with print() so that I can run it in eclipse with rhino.

When I try to run it, I get:

js: line 24: missing name after . operator
js: myObject.double = function () {
js: ...............^
js: line 32: syntax error
js: };
js: ^
js: line 34: missing name after . operator
js: myObject.double();
js: ...............^


Any ideas?
Bear Bibeault
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double is a JavaScript reserved word and cannot be used as a property name using the dot notation.


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