So why do that? Well it’s a method for making more accessible links. And plus, opening a new window to show that you are leaving the site is just super annoying–an icon is far more unobtrusive.
This module also currently follows my trend of releasing modules from random cafes around the globe. Just a few weeks ago, I released my menu bar from Belgium. Today, I release my OLF module from a cafe in San Francisco. What’s next? Well, we’ll just have to wait and see :-p