Based on the information on developers.google.com/web/fundamen... it appears that you do need to add target="_blank"
I do see where the confusion came from on the MDN docs. Initially I read it the same way you did.
Hmmm perhaps, but implementations may vary. It seems like it still opens another browser page within the app or something. I think it's possible that this detail is not part of the spec. In fact, I think iOS had a the "back to browser" behavior by default and then switch to "in-app browser".
@ Tyler, awesome. That is the confirmation I was looking for and hadn't found. This makes it pretty clear what the current behavior is and that it is the expected behavior going forward.
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