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Re: [newbie] Programmer Tutorial Question

D. Jason Nolan writes:
> #110:do_the_work not compiled because:
>   Line 3:  syntax error
>   1: if (this.wound)
>   2:    if ($object_utils:isa(this.location,$room)
> __3_      this.location:announce_all(," ",this:continue_msg());
> ^^4^     this.wound = this.wound - 1;

You're missing a closing parenthesis at the end of line 2; the compiler accepts
a line-break anywhere that a space could appear (except inside a string), so
it's gotten all the way to the beginning of line 3 before it can tell that
you've forgotten it.



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