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From "tom chiverton (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (FLEX-34450) mx.validators.EmailValidator does not accept ".email" domain
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:19:11 GMT

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tom chiverton resolved FLEX-34450.
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       Resolution: Fixed
    Fix Version/s: Apache Flex 4.14.0

The EmailValidator no longer verifies the length of the final part of the domain name. There
are upwards of 600 TLDs (including counties) and maintaining a list in in Flex isn't feasible.

The intent of EmailValidator is to capture obviously invalid email address. It's not possible
to prove a given email address will work without sending an email to it.

We may consider a full 'strict' validator in future that carries out the full RFC checks,
but I expect that will allow some email address' users would assume to be bad.

> mx.validators.EmailValidator does not accept ".email" domain
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FLEX-34450
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-34450
>             Project: Apache Flex
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Validators
>    Affects Versions: Apache Flex 4.13.0
>            Reporter: tom chiverton
>            Assignee: tom chiverton
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: Apache Flex 4.14.0
>
>
> Thread on dev@ : http://apache-flex-development.2333347.n4.nabble.com/EmailValidator-sdk-4-13-tp39263.html



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