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On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 06:18:41AM +0900, rtilley wrote:
> John N. Alegre wrote:
> >Is there any Ruby package that will check a input email for validity?
> 
> I don't think this is possible in any language as the RFC basically says 
> anything with an '@' in it _might_ be a vaild email address :) I think 
> there was a Perl library that attempted to do this here:
> 
> http://ex-parrot.com/~pdw/Mail-RFC822-Address.html
> 
> But, even it is not 100%... can you grok that RE :) I can't!
> 

That regexp has been written and tested by some of the most knowledgible
people in the Perl world.  I take it for granted that
Mail::RFC822::Address is correct.  

Steve Peters
steve / fisharerojo.org

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