Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#4502 closed enhancement (invalid)

Slack username seems no longer unique

Reported by: casiepa's profile casiepa Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
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Starting from a profile like it indicates that the user is '@Phil on Slack'. But on Slack there are currently 4 different @Phil.

Starting a DM with each of them will indicate 'This is the very beginning of your direct message history with @Phil'

I suppose this is due to Slack now using 'member IDs' like UCGDDDSBA or U5C0WNDJM.

1) add the member ID next to the slack alias.
2) add the direct DM link ( or

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Change History (2)

5 years ago

#1 @Otto42
5 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Slack eliminated unique usernames a couple years ago.

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