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From Florian 'cit' Adamsky <>
Subject Re: Form::Validate and Internet Explorer
Date Tue, 04 Apr 2006 13:35:20 GMT

On Mon, 3 Apr 2006 16:40:37 +0000 (GMT)
wrote Ed Grimm <>:

> I'd personally advise against using 8-bit characters in javascript; my
> experience is that such is not portable.  Also, I trust that you are
> still checking on the back end - it's relatively easy to disable
> javascript.

Yes, that's clear. I'm checking the import form fields on the back end.
But in this case it is a e-mail address. If the user disable javascript
and enter an invalid e-mail address, he will never get a mail from the
> To do this check without 8-bits, I believe the logic needs to be
> reversed - what isn't legal.  I much prefer to do the check the way
> Embperl::Form::Validate does it, but I have the advantage of not
> having to support non-ASCII email addresses.

I've check it without 8-bits, but without success. This is not so
important, but I thought that this is an mistake in the generated

> Of course, you could always try saying IE isn't supported.  ;>

This browser is a nightmare ... ;-)


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