[thelist] What is a good analogy for email aliases?

Marc Seyon seyon at delime.com
Fri Jun 22 12:34:38 CDT 2001

At 6/22/2001 11:22 AM, you wrote:
>We do e-mail services for a few of our clients (POP3 and forwarding), but
>have a hard time explaining to people what an alias is...
>Has anyone come up with some cool, simple analogy that explains it?

A Post Office Box? Except the "post office" will automatically "deliver" 
any mail sent to the "PO Box" to the right owner(s).

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