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I just received the following in my Response pane (from this answer), but you can see it was meant for another user. The @Robert line seems to have found 'Robert' in my name first, instead of Robert C. Cartaino. I think the comment notification feature should match based on the closest match from the first character in a name (in posting order), and not just the first match found in posting order.

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closed as off topic by Lance Roberts, Ether, Robert Cartaino, random, balpha Jan 21 '10 at 17:42

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The notification is because you wrote the answer, and the comment was on the answer, not because he named you.

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Hmmm, I imagine you're correct, hopefully Robert will chime in and verify – Lance Roberts Jan 20 '10 at 19:29
Robert let me know that he got the comment, so I'll vote to close my question (but leave it up in case anyone else has the same misconception). – Lance Roberts Jan 20 '10 at 19:49

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