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 ----- Oren Levin, Web Developer olevin at audible.com, 973.837.2811 Give the gift of audio - http://www.audible.com/giftcenter -----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 http://www.regxlib.com/ How useful! </tip> -- Frank Marion lists at frankmarion.com Keep the signal high. -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ Evolt.org conference in London, July 25-27 2003. Register today at http://evolt.org.uk For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !