March 21, 2012, 11:12 AM —
Managing a subscription service means confirmation emails, and those often fail. Here's one way to increase delivery rates.
Even nicer, they have open sourced their program, Mailcheck.js, a jQuery plugin. You can find it at Github. They admit they got their idea from how Google now suggests alternative spellings, but writing the program and making it available to the community is a nice gesture.
Fantastic little tool. I will definitely use it. I immediately looked in our site's database and noticed a @gamil.com on the first page of results!
Austin Butler on kicksend.com
just correct TLDs separately, and i don't think it's a problem if you have false positives in there, after all a user will recognize an incorrect suggestion and move on, should it happen at all.
kami8845 on news.ycombinator.com
One day, maybe email systems will stop refusing attached files larger than 5MB, and we'll need fewer of these type services. However, while we still need one, better to get confirmed quickly and accurately.