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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.29 2006-12-06 17:38:47 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 readline
13@cindex libfac
15@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
16@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
17@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
18@center Authors: @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
20@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2006
21@sp 2
22@center @strong{NOTICE}
24This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
25it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
26the Free Software Foundation ( version 2 of the License ).
28The following software used with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
29the omalloc library, the readline library,
30the Gnu Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
31NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
32the Multi Protocol library (MP), the
33Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library, and,
34for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
35XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
37Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files
38which are distributed along with these packages.
39(As of version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
40as (one of) their licences.)
42This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
43but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
45GNU General Public License for more details.
47You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
48along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
49Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
50(see @uref{,,GPL})
52Please send any comments or bug reports to
55Please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
56registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
57              @uref{}.
58If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
59can also register by sending an email to
60              @email{}
61with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
62     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
65If you use Singular or parts thereof in a project and/or publish
66results that were partly obtained using @sc{Singular}, we ask you to
67cite @sc{Singular} and inform us thereof -- see
69for information on how to cite Singular.
71@heading Availability
73The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
75@ifset singularmanual
76The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
77anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
78@table @asis
79@item GMP, libreadline
80@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
81@* @uref{} or its mirrors
82@item MP
83@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
84@* @uref{}
85@item NTL
86@copyright{} Victor Shoup
87@* @uref{}
88@item Singular-Factory
89@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
90@* @uref{}
91@item Singular-libfac
92@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
93@* @uref{}
94@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
95@uref{} or via a
96WWW brow@-ser from
98@item Cygwin
100@item Xemacs
102@end table
103@end ifset
105@heading Acknowledgements
107The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
108Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
111@cindex Contributors
112@cindex Authors
113@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
114@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
115@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
117Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
118Michael Brickenstein,
119Wolfram Decker,
120Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
121Kai Kr@"uger,
122Christoph Lossen,
123Viktor Levandovskyy,
124Wilfred Pohl
126Oliver Wienand.
127@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
128@cindex Decker, Wolfram
129@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
130@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
131@cindex Lossen, Christoph
132@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
133@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
134@cindex Wienand, Oliver
136Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
137Olaf Bachmann,
138Wolfgang Neumann,
139Jens Schmidt,
140Mathias Schulze,
141Thomas Siebert,
142R@"udiger Stobbe,
143Eric Westenberger
145Tim Wichmann.
146@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
147@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
148@cindex Schmidt, Jens
149@cindex Schulze, Mathias
150@cindex Siebert, Thomas
151@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
152@cindex Westenberger, Eric
153@cindex Wichmann, Tim
155Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
156Thomas Bayer,
157Isabelle Bermejo,
158Markus Becker,
159Kai Dehmann,
160Alexander Dreyer,
161Stephan Endra@ss{},
162Jose Ignacio Farran,
163Vladimir Gerdt,
164Philippe Gimenez,
165Christian Gorzel,
166Hubert Grassmann,
167Fernando Hernando,
168Agnes Heydtmann,
169Dietmar Hillebrand,
170Tobias Hirsch,
171Thomas Keilen,
172Simon King,
173Anen Lakhal,
174Martin Lamm,
175Santiago Laplagne,
176Gregoire Lecerf,
177Francisco Javier Lobillo,
178Bernd Martin,
179Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
180Andrea Mindnich,
181Jorge Martin Morales,
182Oleksandr Motsak,
183Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
184Carlos Rabelo,
185Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
186Henrik Strohmayer,
187Christian Stussak,
188Imade Sulandra,
189Christine Theis,
190Enrique Tobis,
191Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
192Moritz Wenk,
193Denis Yanovich,
194Oleksandr Yena.
195@cindex Bayer, Thomas
196@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
197@cindex Becker, Markus
198@cindex Dehmann, Kai
199@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
200@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
201@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
202@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
203@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
204@cindex Gorzel, Christian
205@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
206@cindex Hernando, Fernando
207@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
208@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
209@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
210@cindex Keilen, Thomas
211@cindex King, Simon
212@cindex Lakhal, Anen
213@cindex Lamm, Martin
214@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
215@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
216@cindex Lobillo, Javier
217@cindex Martin, Bernd
218@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
219@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
220@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
221@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
222@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
223@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
224@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
225@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
226@cindex Stussak, Christian
227@cindex Sulandra, Imade
228@cindex Tobis, Enrique
229@cindex Theis, Christine
230@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
231@cindex Wenk, Moritz
232@cindex Yanovich, Denis
233@cindex Yena, Oleksandr
235We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
236the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
237the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
238and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
239to the @sc{Singular} project.
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