Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#281 closed defect (fixed)

Improve e-mail address validation

Reported by: peter.havens@… Owned by: Adrian Holovaty
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:

Description

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

http://www.twilightsoul.com/Default.aspx?tabid=134

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

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

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

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Summary: feature request: ./django/core/validators.py variable email_re inadequate.Improve e-mail address validation

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

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

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