Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#281 closed defect (fixed)

Improve e-mail address validation

Reported by: peter.havens@… Owned by: adrian
Component: Core (Other) Version:
Severity: minor Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


The email_re variable found in ./django/core/ seems very inadequate to cover the possibilities in RFC 2822. For reference, check this article:

...I would request that it be patched to make a better effort.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by adrian

You're right: It's a very loose validation. Patches are welcome!

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by adrian

  • Summary changed from feature request: ./django/core/ variable email_re inadequate. to Improve e-mail address validation

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by adrian

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [1106]) Fixed #281 -- Made e-mail address validation much more strict and accurate.

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