Trying to register online for the COVID vaccination in Germany:

the process breaks if you use an email with underscores in the address 🙄

Fucking "Neuland".

... also breaks if you use a plus sign in the address.

Let's see how many more perfectly valid characters I can find.

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@fribbledom Rhe first three characters of my email address are “a@9”. Both the one-char user part and the leading digit in the domain screw up a bunch of systems.

I keep trying to report them but nobody I talk to has any idea what I’m talking about. I’ve had a bunch of conversations which come down to “look, just tell an engineer that the regexp on line N of file foo.js is wrong and they’ll know what you’re talking about”.

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