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RE: "International" email addresses

From: Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:07:25 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <d2ddc67026884cafb968b01c043a405a@CY1PR0301MB0731.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
Updating that to support EAI would be good.

-----Original Message-----
From: annevankesteren@gmail.com [mailto:annevankesteren@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:07 AM
To: Steven Pemberton
Cc: www-international@w3.org; Forms WG
Subject: Re: "International" email addresses

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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