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  • Ticket #12423, comment 105

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    1313> The mockup here: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/attachment/ticket/38707/customizer-css-i2.png is very clearly an improvement on the existing CSS editor in core. It makes CSS easier to read, write, and maintain.  
    14 While line numbers, colors, and "auto-tabbing" can help code readability and the editing experience, what CodeMirror does under the hood is far more than that and has a devastating impact on accessible technologies. So it would be an improvement for some users, not for everyone. We should really make an effort to stop thinking just visually and try to understand how a new feature can have an impact not just on people but also on software used by people. 
     14While line numbers, colors, and "auto-tabbing" can help code readability and the editing experience, what CodeMirror does under the hood is far more than that and has a devastating impact on assistive technologies. So it would be an improvement for some users, not for everyone. We should really make an effort to stop thinking just visually and try to understand how a new feature can have an impact not just on people but also on software used by people. 
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    1616> Anecdotally, Jetpack's CSS editor is something I constantly recommend at local tech community project nights