URLs for message to group no longer work

There’s a feature where you can create URLs to pre-compose a message to a user or a group, like this:

The user links still work, but the group links no longer work in Discourse 1.9.0.beta10. They silently redirect to the main URL, but neither a composer not an error message appear.

Original report here:

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confirmed on my site. group is set so everyone can message it.

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Thanks!
(Even if messaging were not allowed, an error message should appear. This was also working previously.)

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We have same issue. When I tried to send private message to a group using URL I got:

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Perhaps @gerhard can have a quick look.

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Ok, this is fixed:

While testing I noticed that the autocomplete in the composer for new messages doesn’t show groups unless they are mentionable. That’s probably a sideeffect of Split into two settings: "Who can message and @mention this group?"

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