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Is there a legitimate reason to use an encoded word in any header other than the subject?

Encoded words allow non-US-ASCII characters to be encoded as US-ASCII and thus placed into email headers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIME#Encoded-Word Encoded words are often used in the Subject ...
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What encoding is used for non English languages in an email subject?

I'm writing a specification that essentially requires ASCII characters in an email message. I do recall that an email message can have a subject encoded in a foreign language, however I don't know ...
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Email encoding on IIS7

All emails sent from the server are displaying Cyrillic letters as weird characters, for example: Можно. Regular alphabet letters are properly rendered. I searched all across the web but was ...
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How do I read a single file in a maildir?

On my Linux development system I use fakemail to write mails to a directory instead of sending them. The mail files contain the headers and the text of the mail as quoted-printable, text/plain in ...
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base64 encoded emails

A problem: Email from my server comes like this: Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 ...