re: As a backend developer, What should you do with users' gmail accounts that contains dots? VIEW POST


What Ben said. Trying to treat the situation differently will only create future problems and user confusion.

On a side note, you can also use the + trick with Gmail (e.g. johnsmith@gmail.com and johnsmith+devto@gmail.com go to the same mailbox). Other places allow the same thing but with dashes instead.

There are a lot of varieties - it's best not to try to manage them without a VERY good reason.

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