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Re: Email Header

by mischief (Hermit)
on Nov 13, 2001 at 19:44 UTC ( #125064=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Email Header

Try this to grab the email addresss from $from as $email:

my ($email) = $from =~ /<([^>]+)>/ if $1;

Might be an idea to have a look at the Mail::Header module.

By the way, and this isn't relevant to your question, but you don't need to quote $1 (eg, $from = "$1"... in your example above.)

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Re: Re: Email Header
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 13, 2001 at 21:09 UTC
    Thanks for your suggestions, for some reason that last one only returns a blank field
      What's the value of $from?

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