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See [[Email_address#Examples]]:

Version: 1.21.x
Severity: minor
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T41236: Some valid Email addresses cannot be accepted



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 1:10 AM
bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-Email.
bzimport set Reference to bz39239.
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I thought there was a giant thread somewhere (on the old CR maybe) where it was decided we would use a less strict validation to preserve sanity (or at least use html5's definition of an email instead of the rfc's definition of an email).