@ mentioning doesn't work if not surrounded by spaces

Description

If I use any other text around an '@' mention, it does not work. This interferes with common writing techniques.

Parentheses and apostrophes interfere:

Semi-colons and commas also interfere:

This is interfering a lot in Gates projects as people are not getting notifications when mentioned in discussion posts.

Environment

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Assignee

Nick Grosenbacher

Reporter

Kenneth Daily

Labels

Validator

Xavier Schildwachter

Development Area

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Release Version History

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Components

Fix versions

Priority

Critical
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