bash | mail | decode subjects with multiple encoded parts

function multiDecode() {
    CTXT="$@"
    while true; do
	echo "$CTXT" | grep '=?' > /dev/null
	if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
	    echo -n "$CTXT"
	    return 0
	else
	    PAT="$(echo $CTXT | perl -ne 's|.*\=\?(.+)\?\=.*|$1|;print')"
	    RPAT="=?${PAT}?="

	    A_CONTENT=(${PAT//\?/ })
	    if [ "x${A_CONTENT[1]}" == "xQ" -o "x${A_CONTENT[1]}" == "xq" ]; then
		CRES="$(echo "${A_CONTENT[2]}" | qprint -d | iconv -t ${A_CONTENT[0]})"
	    else
		CRES="$(echo "${A_CONTENT[2]}" | base64 -i -d | iconv -t ${A_CONTENT[0]} )"
	    fi
	    XRES="$(echo "$CTXT" | sed "s|$RPAT|$CRES|")"
	    CTXT="$XRES"
	fi
    done
}

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