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Change validator to only perform validation if string is non-empty.

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- * EmailValidator checks that given field is a String and a valid email address.
- *
- * @author $Author$
- * @version $Revision$
+ * EmailValidator checks that a given String field, if not empty, is a valid email address.
 public class EmailValidator extends FieldValidatorSupport {
     //~ Methods ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
     public void validate(Object object) throws ValidationException {
         String fieldName = getFieldName();
-        Object value = this.getFieldValue(fieldName, object);
+        String value = (String) this.getFieldValue(fieldName, object);
-        // if there is no value - don't do comparison
-        // if a value is required, a required validator should be added to the field
         if (value == null) {
+        } else {
+            value = value.trim();
+            if (value.length() == 0) {
+                return;
+            }
-        if (!(value instanceof String) || !TextUtils.verifyEmail((String) value)) {
+        if (!TextUtils.verifyEmail(value)) {
             addFieldError(fieldName, object);
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