[thelist] REGEX: Tip- A regex library

Oren Levin lists at pinetree.net
Mon Jun 16 15:09:02 CDT 2003

Too bad all of the email regex examples fail RFC 822:

Per RFC 822 (http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc822/Overview.html), the
following email addresses are valid but would be trapped as invalid by this
code. Specifically, look at Appendix A
(http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc822/Overview.html#z10), section A.3.3.

"Some Silly User"@example.com
Another'User at example.com
Yet/Another/Wacky/User at example.com

Oren Levin, Web Developer
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-----Original Message-----
<tip type="Regular Expression" author="Frank Marion">

This is too good to not add as a tip. Someone has put together a library of
regular expressions! Here are the general categories:

Email, Uri, Numbers, Strings, Dates and Times, Misc


How useful!


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