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Email Address Validation without using regular expression

Ashwani Sharma
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Is there any simple way to validate email address without using regular expressions??

Thanks in advance,
Ashwani Sharma
Mar 1 '11 #1
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Rabbit
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Simpler than an engine that has already been written for you? No.
Mar 1 '11 #2

acoder
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Absolutely correct. Why would you want to avoid using reg. exps.?
Mar 2 '11 #3

dgreenhouse
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As others have said, it really makes no sense to try.

Email validation has been done exhaustively using RegExp.

As a matter of fact, it's really difficult to do without RegExp.
Mar 3 '11 #4

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