rfc-822

Implementation of RFC-822

Features

Validates RFC-822 Addresses

More usefully, it validates the addr_spec portion of the addresses

Examples

Validate an address as per the RFC

RFC822.validate('[email protected]')

Validate an address per the addr_spec portion of the RFC

This is what most people actually expect in an address

RFC822.validate_addr('[email protected]')

A note on the RFC

RFC 822 has some oddities, it does things most people don't expect, such as

Authors

Evan Phoenix (evanphx) Andrew Cholakian (andrewvc)

License

(The MIT License) FIXME (different license?)

Copyright (c) 2011 FIXME (author's name)

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