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Re: "International" email addresses

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:06:52 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78hQ1Phf_TOf-CGZk4GVqEXqGCH_wEwfMNSNhyR2wWU1Jg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Steven Pemberton
<Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:
> So as far as I can see, an internationalised email address is:
>
>  address: atom-list "@" atom-list.
>  atom-list: atom ( "." atom )*
>  atom: C+
>  C: any character in the world EXCEPT (),.:;<>@[\]
>
> a) Do you agree?
> b) It was really hard to find this out. The internet is rife with people
> asking and getting bad answers. Please help the internet by being
> definitive.

I recommend matching HTML's definition:

https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/forms.html#valid-e-mail-address


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