Stephen Reese

I was hunting around for a way to create email aliases for mailing-lists and whatnot. It is a little disappointing to learn that there is not away to create true aliases with Google’s Gmail. You can create aliases if using Google’s hosted application service but I do not use this for my personal mail. Here are three interesting item’s I came across; Google’s mail servers ignore period’s for the username context, may be used instead of and finally you can append notes after a plus symbol. may be written as may be written as may be written as

It’s not really obfuscation but it may help confuse someone not the wiser. Maybe one day Gmail will allow for true alias creation.


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