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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.42 2009-03-10 12:48:59 Singular Exp $
3@comment this file contains the copyright notice on Singular
4@ifclear VERSION
5@include version.texi
6@end ifclear
8@cindex copyright
9@cindex factory
10@cindex GMP
11@cindex MP
12@cindex NTL
13@cindex readline
14@cindex libfac
15@cindex surfex
16@cindex surfer
18@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
19@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
20@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
21@center Authors: @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
23@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2009
24@sp 2
25@center @strong{NOTICE}
27This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
28it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
29the Free Software Foundation ( version 2 or version 3 of the License ).
31Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
32Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
34The following software used with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
35the omalloc library, the readline library,
36the Gnu Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
37NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
38the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
39Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
40surfex, and,
41for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
42XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
44Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
45which are distributed along with these packages.
46(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
47as (one of) their licences.)
49This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
50but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
52GNU General Public License for more details.
54You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
55along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
56Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
57(see @uref{,,GPL})
59Please send any comments or bug reports to
62If you want to be informed of new releases,
63 please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
64registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
65              @uref{}.
66If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
67can also register by sending an email to
68              @email{}
69with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
70     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
73For the citation of @sc{Singular} see
75for information on how to cite Singular.
77You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
78your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
80@heading Availability
82The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
84@ifset singularmanual
85The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
86anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
87@table @asis
88@item GMP, libreadline
89@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
90@* @uref{}
91@item MP
92@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
93@* @uref{}
94@item NTL
95@copyright{} Victor Shoup
96@* @uref{}
97@item Singular-Factory
98@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
99@* @uref{}
100@item Singular-libfac
101@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
102@* @uref{}
103@item surfex
104@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
105@* @uref{}
106@item surf
107@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
108@* @uref{}
109@item surfer
110@* @uref{}
111@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
112@uref{} or via a
113WWW brow@-ser from
115@item Cygwin
117@item Xemacs
119@end table
120@end ifset
122@heading Acknowledgements
124The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
125Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
128@cindex Contributors
129@cindex Authors
130@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
131@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
132@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
134Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
135Michael Brickenstein,
136Wolfram Decker,
137Alexander Dreyer,
138Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
139Kai Kr@"uger,
140Viktor Levandovskyy,
141Oleksandr Motsak,
142Mathias Schulze,
144Oliver Wienand.
145@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
146@cindex Decker, Wolfram
147@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
148@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
149@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
150@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
151@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
152@cindex Schulze, Mathias
153@cindex Wienand, Oliver
155Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
156Olaf Bachmann,
157Christoph Lossen,
158Wolfgang Neumann,
159Wilfred Pohl,
160Jens Schmidt,
161Thomas Siebert,
162R@"udiger Stobbe,
163Eric Westenberger
165Tim Wichmann.
166@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
167@cindex Lossen, Christoph
168@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
169@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
170@cindex Schmidt, Jens
171@cindex Siebert, Thomas
172@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
173@cindex Westenberger, Eric
174@cindex Wichmann, Tim
176Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
177Daniel Andres,
178Thomas Bayer,
179Isabelle Bermejo,
180Markus Becker,
181Stas Bulygin,
182Nadine Cremer,
183Kai Dehmann,
184Marcin Dumnicki,
185Stephan Endra@ss{},
186Jose Ignacio Farran,
187I. Garcia-Marco,
188Vladimir Gerdt,
189Philippe Gimenez,
190Christian Gorzel,
191Hubert Grassmann,
192Amir Hashemi,
193Fernando Hernando,
194Agnes Heydtmann,
195Dietmar Hillebrand,
196Tobias Hirsch,
197Markus Hochstetter,
198Manuel Kauers,
199Simon King,
200Anen Lakhal,
201Martin Lamm,
202Santiago Laplagne,
203Gregoire Lecerf,
204Francisco Javier Lobillo,
205Christoph Mang,
206Thomas Markwig,
207Bernd Martin,
208Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
209Andrea Mindnich,
210Jorge Martin Morales,
211Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
212Tetyana Povalyaeva,
213Carlos Rabelo,
214J.-J. Salazar-Gonzalez,
215Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
216Ivor Saynisch,
217Kristina Schindelar,
218Silke Spang,
219Stefan Steidel,
220Henrik Strohmayer,
221Christian Stussak,
222Imade Sulandra,
223Akira Suzuki,
224Christine Theis,
225Enrique Tobis,
226Maryna Viazovska,
227Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
228Moritz Wenk,
229Denis Yanovich,
230Oleksandr Iena.
231@cindex Andres, Daniel
232@cindex Bayer, Thomas
233@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
234@cindex Becker, Markus
235@cindex Bulygin, Stas
236@cindex Cremer, Nadine
237@cindex Dehmann, Kai
238@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
239@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
240@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
241@cindex Garcia-Marco, I.
242@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
243@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
244@cindex Gorzel, Christian
245@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
246@cindex Hashemi, Amir
247@cindex Hernando, Fernando
248@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
249@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
250@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
251@cindex Hochstetter, Markus
252@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
253@cindex Kauers, Manuel
254@cindex King, Simon
255@cindex Lakhal, Anen
256@cindex Lamm, Martin
257@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
258@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
259@cindex Lobillo, Javier
260@cindex Mang, Christoph
261@cindex Markwig, Thomas
262@cindex Martin, Bernd
263@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
264@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
265@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
266@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
267@cindex Povalyaeva, Tetyana
268@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
269@cindex Salazar-Gonzalez, J.-J.
270@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
271@cindex Saynisch, Ivor
272@cindex Schindelar, Kristina
273@cindex Spang, Silke
274@cindex Steidel, Stefan
275@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
276@cindex Stussak, Christian
277@cindex Sulandra, Imade
278@cindex Suzuki, Akira
279@cindex Tobis, Enrique
280@cindex Theis, Christine
281@cindex Viazovska, Maryna
282@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
283@cindex Wenk, Moritz
284@cindex Yanovich, Denis
286We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
287the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
288the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
289and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
290to the @sc{Singular} project.
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