> Currently PHP supports generic castings like (string), (int), ... maybe is
> time to allow class castings like (ToClass) $fromObject?
I've proposed something similar a year ago:
My intention wasn't to create an object from a scalar, nor was it to limit
to a class' methods & properties (hardly possible in PHP), but to ensure
that the value is an instance of the given class/interface, or throw an
My proposal wasn't so well received, though.