Hornet Dear Bernard

Dear, Dear Bernard

I Knew How To Validate An Email Address Until I Read The RFC

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Raise your hand if you know how to validate an email address.

Before yesterday I would have raised my hand (metaphorically) as well.

What I found out was surprising. Nearly 100% of regular expressions on the web purporting to validate an email address are too strict.

I Knew How To Validate An Email Address Until I Read The RFC

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Written by bernardhornet

May 15, 2011 at 8:06 pm

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