[Mono-list] implicit, explicit, and why does C# have these?
Fri, 17 Oct 2003 16:09:46 +0200
David La Motta wrote:
> I guess I should expand on my [sort-of] gripe. Implicit casting by
> the language itself is OK where it makes sense, like in your example
> of int and long. But, logically, it can be confusing to use an
> implicit operator to convert between objects that have nothing in
> common, and never will (like Truck and Pear, for instance).
That's why you don't use the implicit operator to convert between those
objects :-) That's what 'explicit' is for.
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