Sunday, June 21, 2009

Gmail Aliases

Released in Jan 2009, Gmail now offers address aliases.

Gmail doesn't offer traditional aliases, but you can receive messages sent to For example, messages sent to are delivered to

You can set up filters to automatically direct these messages to Trash, apply a label or star, skip the inbox, or forward to another email account.

Slightly different from the shared folder concept in Sun Java System Messaging Server which I wrote about 2 days ago. 

Gmail offering is more suitably used as a filtering tool. 

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