I saw someone say Krita is on Mastodon now, but didn't link the account.

I've done a search in multiple clients and see that there are two accounts that look the same, both are krita @

Which is the real Krita?

(Attached a screenshot from Tusky for reference.)

@theoutrider @garrett They're not, but I've noticed Masto and its clients seem to forget that sometimes. 😕

@Jo @garrett I'm extremely confused by the part where lowercase-krita has the URL misspelled in the profile bio while uppercase-Krita does not

@garrett @Jo lowercase and uppercase have separate IDs on so I think mastosoc actually thinks they're two separate accounts

@garrett @theoutrider Maybe @Curator tried to fix the capitalisation?

Even so, Masto (the software) should have probably accounted for case insensitivity.

@thegibson @garrett @theoutrider @TheGibson Yeah, both versions of your username show up as separete accounts in the web interface but both link back to the exact same profile page.

I'm guessing an assumption was made about how URLs were handled and it was wrong. 😕

@Jo @garrett @theoutrider @TheGibson Yeah, I've brought this up a few times... not sure what can be done to fix it.

@garrett okay, this is crazy.

So the correct one as far as I know is "krita AT mastodon DOT art". But I've tried twice to send that to you and seemingly the input box changes the Toot to "Krita AT mastodon DOT art".

I didn't realize usernames are case sensitive and that you can't type lowercase ones.

@garrett ... no, viewing them in their actual profile (as in, and they appear to be the same account. Some kind of caching artifact?

@garrett yeah, the one that shows as lowercase in the search results is the same account but only has the first few toots+replies when viewed from over here.

This might be something @Gargron wants to look at...?

@theoutrider @garrett And this is why you never change usernames in the federation

@Gargron @garrett how does that even work

database fiddlery? or account deleted+recreated with uppercase?

@theoutrider @garrett yeah database modification. Can't blame Shane if he did this, i would have thought that changing the casing would not mess with anything either. I did think that, in fact. Looks like the problem is with activitypub URIs being case sensitive or something like that.

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