I wanted to debate your point in the forked thread. But you closed it. You decided that “the question was answered” and unilaterally silenced any responses.
That is not democracy. That is a dictatorship.
It’s also incredibly crappy customer service.
By shutting down discussion, you are saying that you know more than the staff at CNN, NBC, and the Washington Post. I would have debated this in the other thread, but… You shut it down
The funny thing is that my OP had exactly zero to do with the same-tab/new-tab argument.
The GUI for adding links includes a check box for “open in a new tab”. It used to be part of the primary pop-up for adding links. WP “hid” it.
I’m just suggesting that CP make it easy for users to use a feature that they like.