test if email

Tim Williams tdwdotnet at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 22:49:33 CEST 2007


On 12/10/2007, brad <byte8bits at gmail.com> wrote:
> Florian Lindner wrote:
> > Hello,
> > is there a function in the Python stdlib to test if a string is a valid
> > email address?
>
> Nope, most any string with an @ in it could be a valid email addy. Send
> a message to the addy, if it doesn't bounce, then it's valid.

Invalid email doesn't always bounce, ( or the bounces may not always reach you )

:)

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Tim Williams



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