[Mimedefang] head->get('Subject') adds "#012"

Joseph Brennan brennan at columbia.edu
Tue Oct 10 10:19:47 EDT 2017

On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 10:26 PM, Michael Fox <news at mefox.org> wrote:
> I'm using the following to retrieve the message subject header:
> $subj = $entity->head->get('Subject');
> First is there a better way?

Yes, use the $Subject variable that Mimedefang gives you!

> Second, what I get back always has "#012" added to the end.  For example, if
> the actual subject is "foo", then the above get() method returns "foo#012".
> Why is this extra "#012" appearing?  And, is there a way to get just the
> subject?

That is the actual subject-- it ends with a linefeed character, #012.
Use chomp() to remove it.

Joseph Brennan

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