[TYPO3-english] User Story: Integrating ReStructuredText documentation

Kay Strobach typo3 at kay-strobach.de
Sun Mar 3 20:46:45 CET 2013

Hello Xavier,

i recently tried to built an extension for TYPO3, which can render the
ReST manuals. Sadly i haven't found a working PHP Implementation of

There is just one partly working implementation in php i know:


Good to see you making progress ;)


Am 03.03.13 18:59, schrieb Xavier Perseguers:
> Hello,
> I first thought of "hijacking" a post I started in the documentation
> mailing list but as it would be great to have feedback from as many
> persons as possible, I start this new thread here instead.
> As you know the documentation team has done a tremendous job to
> modernize the official TYPO3 documentation and integrate HTML pages with
> a design similar to t3o:
> http://docs.typo3.org/
> One year ago I started to investigate another option, instead of asking
> Sphinx to generate HTML output with a proper template, I decided to let
> it generate JSON-based files (basically containing "raw" HTML without
> superfluous design) and created a TYPO3 extension to integrate the JSON
> content into my website. I named it restdoc, and it's available both in
> Forge [1] and in TER [2].
> I worked a lot lately to enhance it and add support for all I needed for
> what I call a proper integration (breadcrumb menu, general index of
> terms, ...) and a version 1.1.0 will be sent to TER when I'm sure it's
> ready.
> In the mean time and as some of you are interested in integrating reST
> documentation in a TYPO3 as well, I'd like to point out this short blog
> post where I describe the various options I used on my website:
> https://plus.google.com/u/0/117624290123792924579/posts/R5H1ZUMcwEm
> Feel free to ask here if you need advices. I'd really like to know if
> you started to use reST as well and if so, if you integrated it too.
> If you are interested in translating documentation, please see post
> "Translating Documentation" in documentation mailing list for pros and
> cons of the various alternatives.
> Kind regards
> [1] http://forge.typo3.org/projects/extension-restdoc
> [2] http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/restdoc

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