Author: Adrian Scoica (
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This script will parse textile wikipedia dumps and convert them to plain text.

To use it, please go through the following steps:

(0) Make sure you have ruby and rubygems installed.

(1) Download and install vidibus

git clone .

sudo bundle install
gem build vidibus-textile.gemspec
sudo gem install vidibus-textile-GEMVERSION.gem

(2) Run the script:

./strip-textile.rb <input >output