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Ida Hansen's photo

With native variables coming in, a nesting spec in candidate recommendation and other interesting features pouring into CSS, Do you think there will be a time when Sass will no longer be needed?

Chris Eppstein's photo

Unfortunately, backwards compatibility and the need for very fast parsing on the client has forced the official specs to resort to syntax that is less than ideal. I do think there will be a time in the next few years where people can reasonably get by without Sass, but it's our plan to provide better ergonomics to the upcoming CSS features and compile to more optimal output that CSS provides.

Hampton Catlin's photo

I don't know... maybe!

But, not everything is appropriate to do in the browser. I'd be surprised if we ran out of language-and-syntax improvements that wouldn't be worth the compile time while devving.