From: Mark Doliner <thekingant@us...> - 2003-12-09 16:56:29
Update of /cvsroot/gaim/gaim/src
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv32737/src
I think this probably would have helped me before I read the RFC
RCS file: /cvsroot/gaim/gaim/src/util.h,v
retrieving revision 1.38
retrieving revision 1.39
diff -u -d -p -r1.38 -r1.39
--- util.h 1 Dec 2003 03:41:50 -0000 1.38
+++ util.h 9 Dec 2003 16:56:25 -0000 1.39
@@ -119,7 +119,14 @@ void gaim_quotedp_decode (const char *st
* Converts a MIME header field string back to its readable equivalent
- * according to RFC 2047.
+ * according to RFC 2047. Basically, a header is plain ASCII and can
+ * contain any number of sections called "encoded-words." The format
+ * of an encoded word is =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Keld_J=F8rn_Simonsen?=
+ * =? designates the beginning of the encoded-word
+ * ?= designates the end of the encoded-word
+ * ? segments the encoded word into three pieces. The first piece is
+ * the character set, the second peice is the encoding, and the
+ * third piece is the encoded text.
* @param str The string to convert back.