The iOS app has been abandoned for at least a year now. What is Stack Exchange's current mobile strategy? Will development resume, and if so, when?
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There are no plans to resume development in the near future.
I don't have a definite timeline, or even what kinds of new things might be considered once picking up work on native apps is something we could resume. We'll have to see what the benefit of native apps over a feature-complete truly responsive design might look like, and we're still rather far from that.
We'll continue to support critical bugs in the interim, but no new work is planned. There's also a lot of work and research we need to finish around the new user path and experience prior to trying to support that growth on multiple platforms concurrently.
It's not that we don't want to invest in it right now, it's just not the right time to do it, and the 'right time' is far enough away that it's still too early to guess at when it might be.
I know it's not the answer you probably wanted, but it's the best one I've got.