dougal at gunters.org
Fri Mar 25 18:18:50 GMT 2005
John Sinteur wrote:
> The grammar described in RFC 822 is suprisingly complex. Implementing
> validation with regular expressions somewhat pushes the limits of what
> it is sensible to do with regular expressions.
> I'm about to paste the full regular expression into this mail below, if
> your mail reader borks on it, visit
> (?:(?:\r\n)?[ \t])*(?:(?:(?:[^()<>@,;:\\".\[\]
> [...etc, etc, etc, etc, etc...]
> \t])*))*\>(?:( ?:\r\n)?[ \t])*))*)?;\s*)
Wow. That just kicks ass :)
Maybe not very practical, but very ass-kicking.
Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org>
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