RegularRegExpressionsEx101
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Matching email addresses per RFC5322
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(?(DEFINE) (?<addr_spec> (?&local_part) @ (?&domain) ) (?<local_part> (?&dot_atom) | (?&quoted_string) | (?&obs_local_part) ) (?<domain> (?&dot_atom) | (?&domain_literal) | (?&obs_domain) ) (?<domain_literal> (?&CFWS)? \[ (?: (?&FWS)? (?&dtext) )* (?&FWS)? \] (?&CFWS)? ) (?<dtext> [\x21-\x5a] | [\x5e-\x7e] | (?&obs_dtext) ) (?<quoted_pair> \\ (?: (?&VCHAR) | (?&WSP) ) | (?&obs_qp) ) (?<dot_atom> (?&CFWS)? (?&dot_atom_text) (?&CFWS)? ) (?<dot_atom_text> (?&atext) (?: \. (?&atext) )* ) (?<atext> [a-zA-Z0-9!#$%&'*+\/=?^_`{|}~-]+ ) (?<atom> (?&CFWS)? (?&atext) (?&CFWS)? ) (?<word> (?&atom) | (?&quoted_string) ) (?<quoted_string> (?&CFWS)? " (?: (?&FWS)? (?&qcontent) )* (?&FWS)? " (?&CFWS)? ) (?<qcontent> (?&qtext) | (?&quoted_pair) ) (?<qtext> \x21 | [\x23-\x5b] | [\x5d-\x7e] | (?&obs_qtext) ) # comments and whitespace (?<FWS> (?: (?&WSP)* \r\n )? (?&WSP)+ | (?&obs_FWS) ) (?<CFWS> (?: (?&FWS)? (?&comment) )+ (?&FWS)? | (?&FWS) ) (?<comment> \( (?: (?&FWS)? (?&ccontent) )* (?&FWS)? \) ) (?<ccontent> (?&ctext) | (?&quoted_pair) | (?&comment) ) (?<ctext> [\x21-\x27] | [\x2a-\x5b] | [\x5d-\x7e] | (?&obs_ctext) ) # obsolete tokens (?<obs_domain> (?&atom) (?: \. (?&atom) )* ) (?<obs_local_part> (?&word) (?: \. (?&word) )* ) (?<obs_dtext> (?&obs_NO_WS_CTL) | (?&quoted_pair) ) (?<obs_qp> \\ (?: \x00 | (?&obs_NO_WS_CTL) | \n | \r ) ) (?<obs_FWS> (?&WSP)+ (?: \r\n (?&WSP)+ )* ) (?<obs_ctext> (?&obs_NO_WS_CTL) ) (?<obs_qtext> (?&obs_NO_WS_CTL) ) (?<obs_NO_WS_CTL> [\x01-\x08] | \x0b | \x0c | [\x0e-\x1f] | \x7f ) # character class definitions (?<VCHAR> [\x21-\x7E] ) (?<WSP> [ \t] ) ) ^(?&addr_spec)$
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The BNF rules from RFC 5322 transformed to PCRE by Nikita Popov and described in the post http://nikic.github.io/2012/06/15/The-true-power-of-regular-expressions.html.

Submitted by Michael Musson - 5 years ago
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