On Monday 03 June 2002 04:42, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> Justin French wrote:
> >my aim will be to strip out anything that doesn't at least LOOK like like
> > an email address.
> Well, instead of coming up with some "clever" regexp, I'd suggest to
> completely dump syntax checks.  Instead, I only check if the host has a
> MX entry associated.  If not, then this host either does not exist, or
> mails wouldn't get through.  At any rate, it's not a valid adress.

The lack of an MX record doesn't necessarily mean mail will not get through, 
so you cannot use that as a test for whether the address is valid.

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