Reply to post: Re: Plus sign in email addresses is often fun

Either my name, my password or my soul is invalid – but which?

Richard 12 Silver badge

Re: Plus sign in email addresses is often fun

No. Just no.

You should never, ever attempt to "validate" an email address.

Ok, it's worthing checking that it's got at least one "@" followed by at least one printable character, but beyond that?

Not worth the cycles.

Just send an email to it - after all, you don't actually care whether it's RFC compliant, you care whether there's a mailbox at the end of it.

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