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Why doesn't @matrix use the same address syntax as the Fediverse?

@me activitypub's @user@domain thing postdates Matrix, plus we deliberately chose an ID syntax which can't be confused with email, JIDs, SIP URIs, or ostatus user@domain tuples. It's a different protocol, after all :)

Gratuitously intentionally preventing future easy interop is always the wrong decision.

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