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It seems a couple minutes ago, a change was applied to the styling of the homepage, with users' rep scores now being much darker (and standing out more):

new look of the homepage

Compare with the former light grey colouring (image courtesy of this question):

former look, scores written in light gray

Is this intentional? If so, why? It highlights something that's not really relevant, in my opinion.

  • Higher contrast ratios make for better accessibility. – Sonic the Masked Werehog Feb 19 at 1:46
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    @Sonic if that's the reason, I'd be interested in knowing why the accessibility focus was put on users' rep - stuff like votes sounds way more important to me – Jenayah Feb 19 at 1:50
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    Due to the color change, reputation look like more important than username. I don't think reputation is that important information. – cubick Feb 19 at 1:57
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    What? Isn't this site all about reputation? – rene Feb 19 at 8:20
  • @rene no, unicorns! i.stack.imgur.com/73FOC.png – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Feb 19 at 8:36
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Sorry for the UI regression. This has been fixed.

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