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Forms don't validate email #3471

Marx1st opened this Issue Jul 24, 2018 · 2 comments


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Marx1st commented Jul 24, 2018


I'm not sure if this is intentional or not, but the email field in the registration form does not apply any checks whether the input is a valid email address or not.
This leads to eg. the input of incorrect email addresses while registering for an event, which have to be corrected by hand.
We use Indico 2.1.2



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ThiefMaster commented Aug 8, 2018

We do validate it, the validation logic there is just really poor... 🙈


The server-side validation is a bit better but still fails to catch typos like :/


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ThiefMaster commented Aug 8, 2018

We'll include improved validation in 2.1.3 (will be released this week).

ThiefMaster added a commit that referenced this issue Aug 8, 2018

Properly validate email addresses
This includes checking if the domain part is actually a valid domain
(dns lookup).

fices #3471

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@ThiefMaster ThiefMaster added this to the v2.1 milestone Aug 8, 2018

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