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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-nesting] Syntax suggestion (#4748)

From: Lea Verou via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:26:06 +0000
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So the proposal is that a bare `@nest` with no selector creates a rule that cannot contain any declarations but only CSS rules, which are all assumed to be [nest-containing](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-nesting/#nest-containing)?

I wouldn't be opposed to that. It would save quite a few characters in nested rules with high breadth and low depth, and would make them easier to read too without the repetitive `@nest`.

Do note however that @tabatkins has objected to defaulting to descendant selectors when no `&` is present, and his [arguments](https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/5738#issuecomment-736750108) are quite sound.

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