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Why do you need to nest things? The 'C' in CSS stands for 'cascading'.

Don't fear the cascade!




Well, it does clean up the code a bit, depending on your point of view. But it wouldn't necessarily interfere with cascade.

It's just right now, because CSS doesn't support it, that SASS code gets compiled into large selectors if you aren't careful.


It helps a little in the code organization, however, it creates new problems.

It makes deep nested code hard or impossible to reuse. It tightly couples style and markup, so a change in the latter can break the former, etc.

So while it is a nice feature to have, I'd recommend using it scarcely and with great care.


That's not a problem, that's not understanding how it works.

Any nested SCSS is impossible to reuse outside of its parent scope. If someone is using nested SCSS and expecting to reuse that code elsewhere then they are doing it wrong. It's the same problem that exists if one were to create a class as a child of an ID and then expect to use that class outside of the ID's scope.


Who needs code organization when Inspect Element gives you the filename and line-number, and all editors have Control-F :)

You can edit minified code if you've had enough coffee!




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