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Des
PHP for Dummies (well that's what it's called. Page 136

"^.+@.+\.com$" this should work with eregi()

Any ideas please

http://www.des-otoole.co.uk/development/testmail.php

Des.

Aug 18 '05 #1
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On 2005-08-18, Des <de*********@aol.com> wrote:
PHP for Dummies (well that's what it's called. Page 136
"^.+@.+\.com$" this should work with eregi()


As the title of the book says: It will make you dumber than you were
before.

You might want to use a combination of
http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/blacknova...=5&view=markup
and http://php.net/checkdnsrr
--
Met vriendelijke groeten,
Tim Van Wassenhove <http://timvw.madoka.be>
Aug 18 '05 #2
/* **
function validmail($mail) {
if
(eregi("^[_a-z0-9-]+(\.[_a-z0-9-]+)*@([0-9a-z][0-9a-z-]*[0-9a-z]\.)+[a-z]{2}[mtgvu]?$",
$mail, $check)) {
return 1;
}
return 0;
}
** */

Aug 18 '05 #3
Hello,

on 08/18/2005 07:40 AM Des said the following:
PHP for Dummies (well that's what it's called. Page 136

"^.+@.+\.com$" this should work with eregi()

Any ideas please

http://www.des-otoole.co.uk/development/testmail.php


You may want to try this e-mail validation class that not only performs
regular expression validation but also check with the destination SMTP
server:

http://www.phpclasses.org/emailvalidation
--

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Manuel Lemos

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http://www.phpclasses.org/

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http://www.phpclasses.org/reviews/

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http://www.meta-language.net/metastorage.html
Aug 26 '05 #4

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