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Re: 4.10.4.1.5 E-mail state

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:11:12 +0000 (UTC)
To: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@ltgt.net>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909141208090.14605@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 8 Sep 2009, Thomas Broyer wrote:
> 
> ...and AFAICT, the definition in HTML5 is equivalent to the one in RFC 
> 5321 with one exception: HTML5 allows a "sub-domain" starting with an 
> hyphen (e.g. foo@-bar.-quux.com)

5321 also allows a number of things HTML5 doesn't allow:

 - quoted-string local-part (" "@example.com)
 - domain part with only one domain label (a@invalid)
 - IPv4 and IPv6 domain parts (a@[10.20.30.40])
 - "general address literals"

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