What do the Notifier icons mean?
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Getting someone else's mail (the dots issue)
The answer is quite simple- Gmail does
recognize dot in username. That means firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com are same.
If you own firstname.lastname@example.org, you also own email@example.com. To check that send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (if you own email@example.com), you'll get the email in your own email id.
Gmail has described it very well in
article. Read it.
I have done a testing [the test I described above] in my own Gmail account. You can see the test in this video here: