On 06/14/2002 03:06 AM, Miguel Cruz wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Manuel Lemos wrote:
>>The following classes use this validation regular expression string. It 
>>does not exclude some invalid addresses but includes all valid addresses.
> It doesn't, as far as I can tell, allow this valid address:

I never heard of TLD with more than 4 characters. Is this recent?

This classes that I mentioned with this regular expression are used by 
more than 10.000 users. If this was a problem already, I should have 
learned. So, I assume TLDs like this are recent.

> And what's with all the nonsense characters in the domain name portion?
> Only letters, numbers, hyphen, and period are allowed after the @ sign.

I just followed the BNF of the RFC to figure which characters would 
eventually be valid. At least it does not exclude valid characters.


Manuel Lemos

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