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davido,
While you and Ovid are both correct, context is important. Just because all of those email addresses are valid WRT the RFC, they likely are not valid for a given MTA. It is also conceivable probable that an MTA accepts email addresses as valid that are categorized as invalid by the RFC. Having spent a couple of years managing an enterprise email gateway, I have seen what happens when two MTAs can't agree on what is and is not valid.

My whole point being is that - right or wrong, a simple form of a regex can work for validating email addresses when what governs valid is local environment and not the global RFC.

Cheers - L~R


In reply to Re^4: Please evaluate: RegEx for validating e-mail addresses by Limbic~Region
in thread Please evaluate: RegEx for validating e-mail addresses by DaWolf

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