Explicit conversions not using converters #4432

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PMunch opened this Issue Jun 30, 2016 · 0 comments

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PMunch commented Jun 30, 2016

When defining new types it is often practical to write converters in order to be able to pass the type around to various built-in calls or external libraries. However the explicit conversion of the type T(variable) does not use converters defined for the type of variable to T. This means that in order to use converters one must use implicit conversion. Most of the time this is not a problem when functions take a specific type as parameter but when using generics it can cause weird problems when deeper into the function the variable is explicitly converted.

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@Araq Araq fixes #4432 1ddd2a3
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