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Wikipedia is Changing Its Weather Colors - How Do You Feel?

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In March 2022 it was brought up that the current Wikipedia storm colors do not meet compatibility (colorblind) standards. The old scale has been thrown out - I believe "Replacement isn't optional at this point. Pandora's box was opened and it can't be sealed." was the exact wording - and you must say goodbye to the colors as you knew them.

Anyway, after deliberations, the old colors have finally been shown the door and a set of new colors has been introduced. You can view them here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enhanced_Fujita_scale

How do we feel? I personally kind of like the new colors, but just wish EF4 wasn't the old EF5 color.
 

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My colorvision is relatively poor. I can't see any difference between EF0 and EF1, kind of used to such things though.
 

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Accessibility is always a good thing, though care should be taken to maintain continuity (or a semblance of it) with other scales/metrics/figures. Overall it's a good idea.
 

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It is a bit hard to tell the difference between EF0 and EF1, especially at first glance, but I can differentiate.

I'm more concerned with Wikipedia's new desktop layout, which now is basically just a copy of their mobile site...
 

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If it helps colorblind people then I think it's a good thing. My dad is colorblind but thankfully I drew the long straw genetically and avoided it.

I'm more concerned with Wikipedia's new desktop layout, which now is basically just a copy of their mobile site...
This I definitely agree with. I'm not sure why they did that. It had been the same for like 15 years on desktop and it worked just fine.
 
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