It turns out that, if, for instance, your Gmail address is
e-mails addressed to
firstname.lastname@example.org or even to
will be delivered to the first address.
It’s cool but quite useless. There is another interesting feature. E-mails sent to the addresses below:
will be also delivered to
email@example.com. Then it is possible to set
some filtering rules in Gmail redirecting these e-mails to appropriate people
depending on that extra bit in the “From:” address between
This may help organizing a free “pseudo” mail server with Gmail.