Warning: These wiki pages have not been edited in years and may well be out of date/inaccurate. We recommend that you use them as a starting point for further investigation, rather than gospel.
The Perl and Mason code that operates this site is open source. You can obtain this code from SVN:
svn co https://svn.urth.org/svn/MasonHQ/trunk MasonHQ
The site requires Mason 1.16 or above. Also, importing the "content" download (mentioned below) into mysql appears to have a dependency on mysql v4.1.xxx (or greater?).
If you're a first-time Mason developer, use this as an example
If you like a particular feature of Mason HQ, copy the code and adapt
it to your use.
If you want add a feature to Mason HQ, create and submit a patch.
Write to the "mason-devel developer's list"
first to get feedback on your idea. Send your completed patch to the developer's list.
===== Running the site
See the INSTALL file for instructions. To fully operate the site
you'll need a set of content files and a sample database dump.
Check MasonHQSourceInstallation on how Mason HQ code was installed for an infranet site.
This source may be used and distributed under the same conditions
as Mason itself. See [License].