What are you talking about? The Cascade is part of the spec ffs. That’s why it is called Cascading Style Sheet. It’s a feature, not a bug. CSS is a tool and it depends on how you use it, like any other tool. Increasing specificity isn’t a bad thing unless you abuse it. You replaced increased specificity with the * selector. Basically trading…
And no, Apple isn’t making more money on you. Its gross margin is at 38% since like forever, not taking into account that Apple’s hardware margin is decreasing as its service (Software) margin increased.
Whenever I read such an article, I wonder why experienced people like myself don’t take the time to write ourselves… maybe we should write a lot more.
This 5.4k claps article is a half baked article of low quality. It takes general information that is already available, taps some click savvy content by comparing a new CSS…
Don’t get me wrong, I understand the developer view-point. I really do. It’s an easy way to build a sustainable business.
However, it’s highly unsustainable for the enduser. We all have a limited budget. We can’t afford to pay for every software that way or we’d be broke.