Rules of validating email addresses
” That’s like saying that opening and closing your fridge really quickly conserves energy and helps fight climate change.
Sure, it helps, if we want to be slaves to the word ‘help’.
So with all of that taken into account, I ran the 117 million email addresses through the model.
And the odds that an incorrect email address will be caught by email validation is …0.00000000000000000000000000000000000000625%I’m afraid I don’t have time to type out the algorithm that totally exists and is indisputably perfect, so you’ll have to take my word for it that this number is not in any way made up.
That’s 27 stabs at the keyboard that could go awry.
Any mistype will result in an invalid email address.[epiphany]Even if the sun shone through my window and I was visited by a particularly savage sneeze (I suffer from Autosomal Dominant Compelling Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst Syndrome*) and I typed out #! ^_`|[email protected] mistake, I would still pass the most thorough email ‘validation’ techniques. ^_`|[email protected] she said she gets super pissed off when told that her email address isn’t valid. For example hitting the neighbouring ‘h’ key instead of ‘g’.
I also consider the relative dexterity of the fingers.
During the entire email validation process, we never send any email to the recipient address.
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