RE: "International" email addresses

Updating that to support EAI would be good.

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:07 AM
To: Steven Pemberton
Cc:; Forms WG
Subject: Re: "International" email addresses

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Steven Pemberton <> 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:


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