As designed Editing post to add @-mentions does not send out alerts


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Users of my site are complaining about alerts not working when adding @-mentions as an after-thought to a post. It has also been discussed here in the past:
Here's but one thread about this topic on my site:

I can understand that this could be abused to spam people by repeatedly remove/add the same person to @-mentions, but I still think it would be worthwhile.


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That is currently as designed.

I believe there is an open suggestion related to it.