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Re^2: Please evaluate: RegEx for validating e-mail addresses

by FoxtrotUniform (Prior)
on Sep 25, 2004 at 20:33 UTC ( #393846=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Please evaluate: RegEx for validating e-mail addresses
in thread Please evaluate: RegEx for validating e-mail addresses

Personally, I think you're tilting at windmills. That said, I can offer a small correction to Ovid's post: RFC 822 has been superseded by RFC 2822. (Since the RFCs provide what looks like BNF for the actual address spec, I'd suggest using a parser-builder instead of a regex - I guess Parse::RecDescent and Parse::YAPP are pretty good, though I haven't used either. Parsers are worth learning about, too.)

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