Email Validator RE

Wilson, Doug Doug_Wilson at
Thu Nov 15 17:53:07 CST 2001


> From: Ken Loomis [mailto:KLoomis at]

> As a learning exercise I had the class develop an RE to validate email
> addresses. Not too original I guess, but at least they could all
> understand the need for doing that.

That's a FAQ, you know from perlfaq9
('perldoc perlfaq9' or 'perldoc -q address').

There's also Email::Valid (which relies on Mail::Address)
and RFC::RFC822 (which uses Parse::RecDescent).

Neither relies on a single regex, but the FAQ tells you where
you can find one.


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