[Mono-list] implicit, explicit, and why does C# have these?
Fri, 17 Oct 2003 15:42:07 +0200
David La Motta wrote:
> Thanks for the explanation. I can see how the implicit operator can
> be useful in the example you describe; still, I think it wasn't
> necessary for C# to expose them to us. I.e., let us deal with the
> explicit casts and spare the confusion they may cause. In other
> words, an implicit cast from a Pear object to a Truck object can seem
> quite odd, assuming their inheritance tree has nothing in common.
Sure, but would you really want to be required to use an explicit cast when
converting an int to a long?
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