double (Reserved word)

Reserved for future language enhancements.

Providing double as a reserved keyword suggests stronger data typing may be available in later versions of the ECMA standard.

This keyword also represents a Java data type and the double keyword allows for the potential extension of JavaScript interfaces to access Java applet parameters and return values.

See also:float, Integer, java.lang.Double, LiveConnect, long, Reserved word, short


ECMA 262 edition 2 - section - 7.4.3

ECMA 262 edition 3 - section - 7.5.3