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Re: [XForms 1.1] i18n comment: Restriction of international mail addresses unclear (PR#10)

From: Steven Pemberton <xforms-issues@mn.aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 16:43:27 -0500
Message-Id: <200706142143.l5ELhRSi026891@htmlwg.mn.aptest.com>
To: fsasaki@w3.org
CC: www-forms-editor@w3.org

Thank you for this comment. It has sparked an animated discussion about whether
the lexical values or the ascii values for international email addresses should
be stored in the XForms instances. We have come to the conclusion that it should
be the lexical values, rather than the regular expression used in 5.2.5 of the
XForms 1.1 spec.

However, we would value your advice on the correct regular expression for an
international email address. Would you be willing to help us with that?

Many thanks.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton
For the Forms WG

> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-xforms11-20070222/
> Comment 6
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0704-xforms11/
> Editorial/substantive: S
> Location in reviewed document:
> 5.2.5
> Restriction of international mail addresses unclear
> Comment:
>   Internationalized email addresses are not restricted by XForms beyond the  
> definition in the RFC.
> Please clarify whether it is possible to use internationalized email or  
> not. We feel that it would be important that it is possible.
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