I'm working on a script that grabs messages from a Usenet server and does
some work with them. All works nicely except for a few issues with the
data I retrieve.
For example, in one newsgroup I find occasional lines containing bits
"Re: Mlle. =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Anaïs_introdooses_her_ownself.?="
Is this some sort of bizarre MIME encoding? Looking at the data I can see
how what the "ï" and "." mean, but that stuff after the first = has
And more to the point, is there a python module to handle this?