Many users who have less-than-perfect eyesight will benefit from the change I’m suggesting.
I sometimes use a Garmin to determine photo locations, and manually enter or edit geolocation coordinates, I really struggle to see the font. Why does it have to be low-contrast gray? Can’t it be black?
And as long as I’m asking, can it be larger?
I use Safari 14.1.2 on Mac OS 10.15.7, but I don’t think this is unique to my browser.