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MediaWiki to Texinfo conversion for texinfo - GNU documentation system

Category: Developer
Submitted By: karl
Date: Thu 10 Feb 2011 05:34:29 PM UTC
Status: Open

This project is part of the GNU Project.

Texinfo is the official documentation format of the GNU project. It was invented by Richard Stallman and Bob Chassell many years ago, loosely based on Brian Reid's Scribe and other formatting languages of the time. It is used by many non-GNU projects as well.

Texinfo uses a single source file to produce output in a number of formats, both online and printed (dvi, html, info, pdf, xml, etc.). This means that instead of writing different documents for online information and another for a printed manual, you need write only one document. And when the work is revised, you need revise only that one document. The Texinfo system is integrated well with GNU Emacs.

License GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status
: 6 - Mature

Details (job description, contact ...):

It would be nice to havea MediaWiki to Texinfo converter: see
https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?32416

https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9902?getfile=2258 is a start, but it lacks the concepts of nodes and cross-references (other than urls), for starters.

Required Skills:

Skill Level Experience
Texinfo Good Knowledge < 6 Months

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