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I ask because I want to have a better understanding of it and why there's so many people clinging to the idea that e-mail address style identifiers in the tech side of things but non-tech people (from MY observation) tend to just want to type in a word and not @foo@bar.com

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Like, it should be simple to mention me by my identifier (or a "pet name" or "nickname" you have locally that maps to my actual name. Like @Jacky for someone who knows me as that should complete to something like jacky.wtf (and with good presentable software, show my preferred representation-of-self).

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