On Friday 17 June 2005 19:56, Casey Allen Shobe wrote: > On Friday 17 June 2005 15:47, Bruno Negrão wrote: > > > Documentation is wrong (I'll correct it soon): '.' and '=' > > > are accepted in format controls. > > Sorry I didn't read this message before my last reply asking > about this... > > > Guys, with the "valid characters" now being: > > user = [a-z0-9_-.=] > > domain = [a-z0-9-.=] with not consecutive "-.", not > > leading or ending "-." > > > > Maybe now they are cover the majority of the real life > > messages, is that right? > > Domains ending with . are perfectly valid (and technically more > correct as . is the root domain). I don't know how common it is > for people to type a trailing dot on email addresses, but I do it > all the time (and on this message too, just to prove a point).
Actually, let me resend this to the list without the trailing dot, in case you might not get it otherwise!! (yes, this definitely needs to be accomodated for, I would say) Cheers, -- Casey Allen Shobe | http://casey.shobe.info [EMAIL PROTECTED] | cell 425-443-4653 AIM & Yahoo: SomeLinuxGuy | ICQ: 1494523 SeattleServer.com, Inc. | http://www.seattleserver.com