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Converts reStructuredText to Texinfo

Project Description


Convert reStructuredText to Texinfo

rst2texinfo is an extension of the Docutils text processing system
which adds support for generating Texinfo.

The Texinfo format is used to create Info documents that can be
conveniently read from the terminal or within Emacs.

Sphinx Extension

This package also includes a Sphinx extension that can be used to
generate Info files for Sphinx-based projects, including the official
Python documentation.

Set up

Required packages:

* Python (tested using v2.6) --
* Docutils (tested using v0.6) --
* Sphinx (for the Sphinx extension, tested using v0.6.4) --

To create Info files, you will need the "makeinfo" program which is
part of the Texinfo project located at


Written by Jon Waltman, <>.

Hosted at <>.
Bug reports, patches, or suggestions are welcome.


rst2texinfo should have the same license as the Docutils project (GPL

Copyright © 2010 Jon Waltman. All rights reserved.

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