With this first version (others will follow), the following is implemented/supported:
You can choose how the display names are used: either disabled entirely (only "legacy names" are displayed and new residents appear as "
The display names are used (when enabled) for the avatar names bubbles, for the avatar tooltips (including for the tooltips of the dots in the mini-map), in the local chat and in the avatar profiles (note that in the latter, display names are always followed with the [legacy name]: this is on purpose, of course).
You can change and reset your display name from the Display Name floater (open it via the "Edit" -> "Display Name..." menu item).
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEW RESIDENTS:: to log in with the Cool VL Viewer (or any v1 of v2.0 to v2.2 viewer), you must put your registration name (user name) in the input box for the "Firstname" and "Resident" in the input box for the "Lastname", on the login screen.