[UA-discuss] Request for review: Report on Evaluation of Websites for Acceptance of E-mail Addresses, 2019

Marc Blanchet marc.blanchet at viagenie.ca
Sat Jul 13 14:41:13 UTC 2019

On 13 Jul 2019, at 10:20, Charles 'chaals' (McCathie) Nevile wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Jul 2019 15:32:03 +0200, Marc Blanchet 
> <marc.blanchet at viagenie.ca> wrote:
>> good. but my point is that we shall provide to people reading the 
>> document some ways to find the status of the issue.
> Sure... but I think we need to do our own testing

sure. testing the html email form of a browser for support of EAI is a 
matter of 1 minute by hand. So even with many versions and many 
platforms, this is not too complicated to do.

However, as John and I were saying, the rest of the processing of this 
input remains probably the biggest issue in the long term and that 
requires much more work in testing, either automated or manual or a 


> rather than rely on that information that may well be out of date (and 
> was only ever rough "work in progress" even when it was new).
> Note that there are quite a lot of browsers with substantial usage, 
> which choose when to do something different, beyond "the 4" that 
> control the WHAT-WG. Testing some of those - or filing issues for them 
> to support EAI - might be worthwhile.
> cheers
> Chaals
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