[RFC] LESS CSS

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Re: [RFC] LESS CSS

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+1 for some sort of advanced CSS preprocessor, however theeir are many and if you are talking about using it o the backend I would be more inclined to use sass as its ruby based, far more powerful, and with compass included extremely extensive but by the time 4.0 comes around their would most likely be lots of these floating around
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hanakin wrote:I would be more inclined to use sass as its ruby based, far more powerful,
There's no guarantee that a server that runs php will run ruby so... Bad idea dude.

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hanakin wrote:+1 for some sort of advanced CSS preprocessor, however theeir are many and if you are talking about using it o the backend I would be more inclined to use sass as its ruby based, far more powerful, and with compass included extremely extensive but by the time 4.0 comes around their would most likely be lots of these floating around
SASS is nice, but I prefer LESS.

For the record, there are SASS parsers available for PHP.
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brunoais wrote:
hanakin wrote:I would be more inclined to use sass as its ruby based, far more powerful,
There's no guarantee that a server that runs php will run ruby so... Bad idea dude.
point was i would prefer it not that it should be, as call pointed out can run it through php but where available can utilize ruby any way most servers professional servers these days have ruby exspecially if they are linux based
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Re: [RFC] LESS CSS

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hanakin wrote:
brunoais wrote:
hanakin wrote:I would be more inclined to use sass as its ruby based, far more powerful,
There's no guarantee that a server that runs php will run ruby so... Bad idea dude.
point was i would prefer it not that it should be, as call pointed out can run it through php but where available can utilize ruby any way most servers professional servers these days have ruby exspecially if they are linux based
-1, even if it is available, Ruby should not be used. phpBB should use only PHP, server-side.
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An article about Sass vs Stylus vs LESS.
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Re: [RFC] LESS CSS

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Unknown Bliss wrote:An article about Sass vs Stylus vs LESS.
The differences between the languages are purely down to personal preference (I personally prefer LESS, but probably just because I'm used to it), but the LESS CSS compiler for PHP is far superior to any Sass compiler I have seen (there isn't really any one big one, just tonnes of smaller ones).

How about making a thread in the style authors forum nearer the time? I'd be happy to make it :-)

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Re: [RFC] LESS CSS

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+1 for LESS
+0 for Sass -> Not bad but still... not exactly my style.
-1 for Stylus -> I don't like the way it works.

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Re: [RFC] LESS CSS

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+1 for LESS
VSE+ wrote:My 2 cents: Use LESS to build the CSS during development. However, compile it and distribute the compiled CSS with phpBB 4.

It isn't fair to ask users to learn yet another coding language.
In fact, is it fair to ask users to learn Symfony? LESS is pretty like CSS - in addition, you can simply use just CSS, LESS compiler will just ignore it. And it will rapidly speed up styling when used.

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