[whatwg] Make "foo at bar.com, " a valid email address list

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Fri Oct 22 14:09:41 PDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:57 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Oct 2010 15:31:04 +0200, Mounir Lamouri
> <mounir.lamouri at gmail.com> wrote:
>> For the moment, a valid email address list is a set of comma-separated
>> tokens where each tokens are a valid email address so in the case of
>> "foo at bar.com, ", "foo at bar.com" is a valid email address but not "".
> I do not really get why it being comma-separated is not just the submission
> format. The UI could be quite different. E.g. on the iPhone email client it
> is more like an inline list. I think the specification is simply not
> abstract enough here, as it is for the other controls.

FWIW, it's not just a submission format, but also a JS format since
.value returns a comma-separated list too.

/ Jonas

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