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jeremycherfas
jeremycherfas

This is a first. Never before had a sign-up say "Email address is invalid. Can you try a different one?" for a masked email from @Fastmail. Step forward sonix.ai to claim your prize.

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odd
odd

@jeremycherfas Maybe they harvest email addresses?

jeremycherfas
jeremycherfas

@odd I’m sure they do. Everybody does. That is why I prefer to use a masked email.

cn
cn

@jeremycherfas some designers don’t understand that a plus can feature before the at; hence mail configuration has plus, hyphen, and underscore …

fgtech
fgtech

@jeremycherfas The other day I had a web site insist that my user@sub.domain.com address was not a valid e-mail. Suuuuper annoying.

odd
odd

@jeremycherfas That’s sensible. I wish I had remembered that.

jeremycherfas
jeremycherfas

@cn you’re saying cock-up rather than conspiracy?

cn
cn

@jeremycherfas who reads RFCs? Or they’re doing their own check rather than using type="email"