The only thing that can parse Wikipedia (wikitext) is Wikipedia

While trying to trim down Wikipedia content for SMS messages, I discovered that the grammar of wikitext (the source code for any MediaWiki article) has no formal specification. I’m wondering if I might have better luck letting it render its precious HTML and stripping that.

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