On May 1, 2006, at 8:23 AM, Sam Roberts wrote:

> Rich Ard wrote:
>> hello,
>>
>> when i work on a pop mail client program, i met the following  
>> string at
>> the Subject field:
>>
>> Subject: =?GBK?B?dnNvYy5jbiDXorLhs8m5piE==?=
>> Subject: =?GB2312?B?RndkOiCyu7rD0uLLvKOsvfHM7LLF1qq1wMTjtcTTys/k?=
>>
>> i know they are encoded chinese words. but anybody can advise on  
>> how to
>> decode them?
>
> They are RFC 2047 encoded words. I wrote a small lib to decode them,
> this might be the latest version:
>
>   http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/101949
>
> Email me off line if not, and I'll send it to you.
>
> Something like it really, REALLY should be part of one of the ruby
> mail libraries... even Net::IMAP if necessary.

I believe TMail supports this.

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