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Use of Nicknames with Received Mail

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038126D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Fleming, SS [+details]

Abstract

A user may create custom nicknames to facilitate the identification of an individual to send mail to. However, the same individual is inconsistently identified as a sender in received mail. This weakens the association between the individual and the nickname.