(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6)

mb_encode_mimeheader -- Encode string for MIME header


string mb_encode_mimeheader (string str [, string charset [, string transfer-encoding [, string linefeed]]])


This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, the name of this function, and anything else documented about this function may change in a future release of PHP without notice. Be warned and use this function at your own risk.

mb_encode_mimeheader() converts string str to encoded-word for header field. It returns converted string in ASCII encoding.

charset is character encoding name. Default is ISO-2022-JP.

transfer-encoding is transfer encoding. It should be one of "B" (Base64) or "Q" (Quoted-Printable). Default is "B".

linefeed is end of line marker. Default is "\r\n" (CRLF).

Example 1. mb_convert_kana() example

$name = ""; // kanji
$mbox = "kru";
$doma = "gtinn.mon";
$addr = mb_encode_mimeheader($name, "UTF-7", "Q") . " <" . $mbox . "@" . $doma . ">";
echo $addr;

See also mb_decode_mimeheader().