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Import your ReadItLater bookmarks into Instapaper
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# 1. export your RIL bookmarks
# 2. save this file to the same directory where your ril_export.html is
# 3. change username and password in the script bellow
# 4. run 'ruby ril_to_instapaper.rb' in terminal
require "cgi"
require "net/http"
require "net/https"
ril ="ril_export.html")
unread = ril.scan(%r{<ul>.*?</ul>}m).first
http ="", 443)
http.use_ssl = true
unread.scan(%r{href="(.*?)".*?>(.*?)<}).each do |url, title|
puts "#{url}: #{title}""/api/add", {
:username => "",
:password => "top secret",
:url => url,
:title => title,
}.map { |k, v| "#{k}=#{CGI.escape(v)}" }.join("&"))

Just what I needed. It worked great.

Thanks for sharing.


Awesome. Thanks.


well done, worked great for me.


Thank you very much!


awesome. thank you!

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