Examples of mail addresses

When sending a mail message to a user on the same system:

   jane

This is the address for the user jane on the same system as the person sending the mail.


When sending a mail message to a user on another local system:

   ezax@frolix

This is the address for the user known as ezax on another local system frolix.


When sending a mail message to a user on another system in another domain:

   helper@ubik.ed

This is the address for the user helper on the system known as ubik, which is in the domain known as ed (for Edinburgh University).


When sending a mail message to a user on another system which is located in a higher domain:

   ivan@islay.bigfish.com

This is the address for mail to the user ivan on another system, islay. This system is in the domain of bigfish (for Big Fish Industries) which is itself in the domain known as com (for commercial).


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