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I'm still not that Gary, says US email mixup bloke who hasn't even seen Dartford Crossing

Olivier2553 Silver badge

firstname.lastname at gmail

I don't understand the problem of firstname.lastname being the same as without the dot. Gmail will not allow to register the dotted version if the undotted pre-exist and vice versa.

So if you own the firtsname.lastname another person cannot own the one without dot. They are making a plain mistake in giving their email address, this has nothing to do with Gmail.

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