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Sass install instructions are WAY out of date

This page http://foundation.zurb.com/docs/sass.html instructs you to use gem to install foundation with all it's Sass files. However, the version of Foundation in the gems repository is old:

http://rubygems.org/gems/zurb-foundation It only installs version 4.3.2. Pretty old.

You guys give the option to download the CSS version of foundation. Why not offer an Sass download option too? Or include the Sass files in the CSS download? Don't ask people to install something via a package manager that is using an outdated repository.

And I know people can always goto Github and download the latest stable tag:

https://github.com/zurb/foundation/archive/v5.1.1.zip

But a lot of people don't know how to do that or don't know how to navigate GitHub to look for it.

Anyways.... just some words of advice. If you are going to tout all the Sass customization you can do in the Foundation doc's, at least give people a dead simple way to get the Sass files.

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This page http://foundation.zurb.com/docs/sass.html instructs you to use gem to install foundation with all it's Sass files. However, the version of Foundation in the gems repository is old:

http://rubygems.org/gems/zurb-foundation It only installs version 4.3.2. Pretty old.

You guys give the option to download the CSS version of foundation. Why not offer an Sass download option too? Or include the Sass files in the CSS download? Don't ask people to install something via a package manager that is using an outdated repository.

And I know people can always goto Github and download the latest stable tag:

https://github.com/zurb/foundation/archive/v5.1.1.zip

But a lot of people don't know how to do that or don't know how to navigate GitHub to look for it.

Anyways.... just some words of advice. If you are going to tout all the Sass customization you can do in the Foundation doc's, at least give people a dead simple way to get the Sass files.

Rafi Benkual over 5 years ago

The new gem is 'foundation-rails'

The CLI points to 5.1.1 for installation of SASS.

The package manger is installed one time like so:
[sudo] npm install -g bower grunt-cli

You then run 'gem install foundation'
foundation version #=> should say v1.0.3 or higher

Jake Wilson over 5 years ago

Too bad zurb just doesn't give people a download link. Not everyone wants to deal with yet another package manager (composer, gem, yum, apt, bower, npm, etc.......) and a new CLI tool with more hoops to jump through. It's not like foundation's SCSS and JS files have dependencies that need to be downloaded in conjunction with it, which is the real purpose of package managers to begin with.

Also if gem shows that it's installing foundation v1.0.3 that's going to be very confusing considering that the current stable version is 5.1.1. If I saw that I would immediately think I downloaded the wrong thing.