Cannot register, always get: The e-mail address is invalid (General)

by Micha ⌂, Sunday, February 02, 2020, 19:10 (1599 days ago) @ shian


I'm using a valid-real email address and valid registration details.

Did you try several addresses (different providers)?

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM? Why can't I register to my own forum? It looks like a bug...

We changed the validation process some months ago... Maybe you problem is related to such changes, cf. Auge's comment:

Only as a note.

There is a further restriction. filter_var does not support IDN (domain names with non latin chars) because the filter is based on RFC 822 which is from 1982. I don't know if IDN domains are in common use for e-mail-addresses (it's not the case in Germany) but it could possibly break in some countries. Thatswhy we did not switch to filter_var until now.


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