Re: [PHP-DEV] Proposal for a RFC

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June 13, 2019 14:35 ocramius@gmail.com (Marco Pivetta)
On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 4:23 PM Steven Wade <stevenwadejr@gmail.com> wrote:

> > I guess that's what it comes down to, what *specific* use cases would > this > > feature be intended to help with? Is there some code of your own that > > inspired you to propose it, or something you've seen publically that > would > > benefit from it? > > Originally, it was inspired by seeing Laravel's use of Arrayable as an > interface and if something implements that, calling that class' `toArray()` > method, and wishing that was built in so that frameworks didn't re-invent > the wheel every time. >
Interestingly, my work day today is spent mostly removing this kind of behavior from a codebase riddled by it, replacing it with explicit conversions where needed. Marco Pivetta http://twitter.com/Ocramius http://ocramius.github.com/