On 7/21/11 11:26 AM, Gary Schrock wrote:
> On 7/21/2011 10:34 AM, Carl Bussema III wrote:
>> It also means you can't use your @[log in to unmask] <http://msu.edu> address as
>> the "backup address" which you can use to regain access to your
>> @[log in to unmask] <http://gmail.com> (or other Google address) account.
> Ok, this is the thing that I was wondering about specifically. Leo,
> can you chip in and confirm that this statement is correct? Because
> I'm guessing that this particular situation is probably pretty common
> (after all, I'm guessing a fair number of people, especially
> professors, used their msu email address as their backup email address
> for their gmail account, and some of these people may not *have*
> another email address to use to change it to, so I can see this being
> something of an issue).
I THINK it's OK to use [log in to unmask] as a secondary / backup email
address on Google accounts. I don't believe that's an issue at all. The
PRIMARY (sign-in) cannot be [log in to unmask] without creating a conflicting
> I thought I remembered seeing something about a setting you can turn
> on to have two google accounts open in different windows of the same
> browser? Can't remember it off the top of my head. I have to admit,
> I generally resort to two different browsers most of the time I need
> to do this.
not a publicized or particularly recommended approach - but available.
I personally would encourage people to use separate browsers....
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