Werbeaussage auf der Homepage von Mahara: Mahara is an open source e-portfolio, weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online learner communities. Mahara is designed to provide users with the tools to demonstrate their life-long learning, skills and development over time to selected audiences.
Mahara means 'think' or 'thought' in Te Reo Māori. The software is provided freely as Open Source (under the GNU General Public License). Because it is open source software, other organisations are welcome to contribute to the software’s evolution. The system is modular in design to maximise flexibility and extensibility.
In brief, open source means that you are allowed to copy, use and modify Mahara provided you agree to:
- provide the source code to others;
- not modify or remove the original license and copyrights, and
- apply this same license to any derivative work.