About the person link on the top-right corner

Asked by Andrea Corbellini on 2010-08-22

On every Launchpad page, on the top-right corner there's a link to your account (/people/+me). A few days ago that link was pointing always to (edge.)launchpad.net. Now it points to the domain that you are currently using, so for example if you are viewing a bug and click on the link, bugs.(edge.)launchpad.net/~lp-id is opened.

For me, my code/bugs/blueprints/translations/answers pages are pretty unuseful. Instead I find extremely useful my "overview" page where I can see all my in-progress bugs, PPAs, teams and projects with a single click.

I'm wondering why the behavior of the person link has changed?

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Best Curtis Hovey (sinzui) said :
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The intent was to show the launchpad id instead of display name so that Lp behaves like other sites. This is also a subtle rule change where Launchpad encouraged 1 identity per person, but it now recognises that many users ignore this rule.

The URL in the link is wrong. All links to users should link to the mainsite.

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Andrea Corbellini (andrea.corbellini) said :
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Thanks Curtis Hovey, that solved my question.