• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

Design issue Usernames with One Character Cannot Be Mentioned

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#5
This is essentially a design issue and isn't something we plan on changing. We need to do partial matches to try to determine what username you actually typed, so by allowing 1 character matches we are significantly increasing the search space (matching all users that start with A for example). This would be potentially bad for performance.