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Chris Droom

It should have taken you to my full response.

It is that clear cut; how many users can honestly say that they sit at their computer and become distressed that their links are opening in the same window? None. Because that is the expected behaviour.

If people want to discuss the possibility of adding an unnecessary barrier to the simplicity of the process then fine, but to claim there is a UX problem is wrong.

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