[thelist] RegExp in ASP for validating e-mail and URLs?

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Fri Nov 12 07:44:04 CST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Beston
> Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 7:36 AM
> evolt is. not many people will want to help you because it 
> looks like your writing yourself a email collector. what do 
> you need it for? if its for some nefarious activity you can 
> get lost but it seems you want it for something else. 
> what? when you say not "commercial" will it be use by 
> commercial organisations?


I'm not sure that what you said is 100% accurate.  In my case, the reason I
didn't chime in was because of the question itself.  A quick googling of
"URL Regex" and "Email Regex" provides a large number of answers to the OP
questions.  I just figured somebody would beat me to the punch so I took a

<tip type="Answers" author="Joshua Olson">
Always... always.... always try searching for your own answer before posting
something to a public help list.  Google is a great place to start.  If you
do find an answer on Google and think it'll be useful, save it for a tip or
post it right then as a "Freebie".  Lastly, just because you've posted a
Freebie don't think that you have credit on your account to post wildly
off-topic messages.

Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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