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[Bug 11137] New: Multiple-email inputs should require no space characters between values

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Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 00:52:22 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-11137-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11137

           Summary: Multiple-email inputs should require no space
                    characters between values
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Anne points out on the whatwg list that if the user inputs "foo@bar.example"
and "baz@quuz.example" in a multiple-email input, it seems like authors can't
rely on what whitespace will be present -- browsers might return
"foo@bar.example, baz@quuz.example" or "foo@bar.example,baz@quuz.example" or
even " \t\t\r foo@bar.example,baz@quuz.example\f".  To simplify processing, the
spec should require that there be no whitespace in between the addresses in the
list.

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