Implicit and explicit keywords


#1

I think conversation would be much more easier if Kotlin would use the keywords implicit and explicit like C#, it would first make converting numeric values less painful than using the .toType() functions.
It would also make creating new numeric classes easier, even old ones like BigDecimal.


#2

Kotlin hates implicit, so this is not going to happen.

First, it’s hard to understand if not used correctly:

and second there is a technical issue:
https://kotlinlang.org/docs/reference/basic-types.html#explicit-conversions