[PATCH 1/2] ui-shared: add homepage to tabs

John Keeping john at keeping.me.uk
Tue Feb 23 15:32:22 CET 2016

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 03:26:28PM +0100, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 7:49 AM, Peter Colberg <peter at colberg.org> wrote:
> > Would you reconsider opening the homepage link in the current tab
> > by default? This way visitors have the option to open the homepage
> > in new tab if they like (e.g., using middle-click), but they are not
> > forced to do so.
> As I understand it, this is one of those things where people who
> learned HTML in the 90s love target=_blank, but Web 9.0 hipsters now
> all deplore target=_blank, for good reasons probably, and write
> articles in markdown decrying the use.  Unfortunately, I'm one of
> those 90s luddites. So...
> Does anybody have strong opinions one way or another about this? I'm
> happy to get rid of target=_blank if others care about this too.

I prefer being in control of where links open and get annoyed when it
seems like nothing has happened and I have to hunt for a new tab so I'm
with Peter in favour of removing it.

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