View Full Version : [OPEN]Email validation should allow a.van.b.-.van.c@domain.nl

3 Mar 2011, 11:48 PM
I know someone (she's married) having this email address:


It is not validated with the current regexp:

I suggest changing it to:

13 Mar 2011, 7:50 PM
It's a difficult problem, pretty well summed up here:


13 Mar 2011, 11:04 PM
I know, but you can make it simple by adjusting the regexp based on user feedback like mine. The emailadres is positively a correct one (you can check through PM me).

Meanwhile you should maintain a list of valid and invalid email adresses and make sure that alterations to the regex to allow 1 more valid email format does not also positively validates an incorrect one on the list (and vice versa).

20 Nov 2013, 11:50 AM
Are there plans to fix this? One of our users was recently impacted by it.