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VSTS - email alerts - Email PBI/Task comment to "@RecipientName@domain.com"

Please can email alerts be enabled to send an automated message to named recipients.
For example, if Acceptance Criteria issue is called out in a PBI, this can be directly addressed to the Product owner.
For example:
"@RecipientName@domain.com Please verify A/C #1, as specificed in this Story, specific to my feedback, as follows..."

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  • Rory Primrose commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Currently VSTS does already send TFS alerts for @ mentions in the comments field. Haven't yet tested on-premise TFS or other field types though.

  • Rory Primrose commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This should be triggered of an @user reference in any of the free-text style fields (Description, Acceptance Criteria, Comments).

  • Sean Lee commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Seconded. Please ensure that the subject of the email identifies the branch to which it pertains.

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