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Design Issue users with "[]" in it can't tag in posts

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by Nicky, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. Nicky

    Nicky Active Member

    trying to tag an user in post like usual with @Nicky but ans user with example @[Nicky] is not possible to tag.
  2. imthebest

    imthebest Formerly Super120

    This is as designed.
  3. Nicky

    Nicky Active Member

    what are the cons to use "[ ]" in usernames?
  4. Mr. Goodie2Shoes

    Mr. Goodie2Shoes Well-Known Member

    I think this has something to do on how BBCodes are parsed...
  5. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Indeed it is BB code related. Essentially we won't apply a mention across something that may be (resembles) a BB code. As such, this is roughly expected but it is generally very rare.

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