in reply to Module for decoding utf-8 imap headers?

OK, some more googling revealed that that encoding method is called "MIME words". That led me to the MIME::Words module. This works:

use MIME::Words qw (:all); if ($sender =~ /^=\?UTF/i) { $sender = decode_mimewords($sender); }

$PM = "Perl Monk's";
$MCF = "Most Clueless Friar Abbot Bishop Pontiff Deacon Curate Priest Vicar";
$nysus = $PM . ' ' . $MCF;
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