How to access recipient attributes in Velocity email template

I have some custom email templates in JIRA 6.4.12

One of my predecessors edited the issuementioned template with following attributes:


Those attributes are not working and are printed as text. issue.key for example does work.

Is there a 'new' way for accessing the name of the email recipient?


according to this page it should work, right?

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Got this working with 


that works in most of the templates but not in issuementioned.vm

I'm now using "currentUser()" in my jql link instead of the actual username

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