Mail address validation

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steffen.heil
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Mail address validation

Post by steffen.heil » Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:43 am

Hi

I just wanted to create an account here, but the system rejected my email address.
I checked the code and it does not allow "-" in the mail address. (In my case I need it in the domain part, but it should be allowed everywhere.)

Could you please fix that?


Best regards,
Steffen

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TinCanTech
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Re: Mail address validation

Post by TinCanTech » Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:55 am

You are successfully registered with your current email.

Kei
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Re: Mail address validation

Post by Kei » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:58 am

This problem has NOT been solved in general.

The validation of the e-mail address in the registration form (https://community.openvpn.net/pwm/public/newuser) is buggy. It doesn't accept a minus (-) beeing a part of the domain name. Same with an underscore (_) in the local part. Both are allowed according to RFC 5322 (https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#section-3.4).

Tested a few minutes ago with Chromium and Firefox.

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