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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.36 2008-09-24 08:21:17 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{} 1986-2007
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 or version 3 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,
34surfex, and,
35for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
36XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
38Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files
39which are distributed along with these packages.
40(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
41as (one of) their licences.)
43This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
44but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
46GNU General Public License for more details.
48You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
49along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
50Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
51(see @uref{,,GPL})
53Please send any comments or bug reports to
56If you want to be informed of new releases,
57 please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
58registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
59              @uref{}.
60If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
61can also register by sending an email to
62              @email{}
63with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
64     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
67For the citation of @sc{Singular} see
69for information on how to cite Singular.
71You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
72your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
74@heading Availability
76The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
78@ifset singularmanual
79The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
80anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
81@table @asis
82@item GMP, libreadline
83@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
84@* @uref{} or its mirrors
85@item MP
86@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
87@* @uref{}
88@item NTL
89@copyright{} Victor Shoup
90@* @uref{}
91@item Singular-Factory
92@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
93@* @uref{}
94@item Singular-libfac
95@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
96@* @uref{}
97@item surfex
98@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
99@* @uref{}
100@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
101@uref{} or via a
102WWW brow@-ser from
104@item Cygwin
106@item Xemacs
108@end table
109@end ifset
111@heading Acknowledgements
113The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
114Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
117@cindex Contributors
118@cindex Authors
119@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
120@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
121@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
123Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
124Michael Brickenstein,
125Wolfram Decker,
126Alexander Dreyer,
127Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
128Kai Kr@"uger,
129Viktor Levandovskyy,
130Oleksandr Motsak,
131Mathias Schulze,
133Oliver Wienand.
134@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
135@cindex Decker, Wolfram
136@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
137@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
138@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
139@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
140@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
141@cindex Schulze, Mathias
142@cindex Wienand, Oliver
144Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
145Olaf Bachmann,
146Christoph Lossen,
147Wolfgang Neumann,
148Wilfred Pohl,
149Jens Schmidt,
150Thomas Siebert,
151R@"udiger Stobbe,
152Eric Westenberger
154Tim Wichmann.
155@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
156@cindex Lossen, Christoph
157@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
158@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
159@cindex Schmidt, Jens
160@cindex Siebert, Thomas
161@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
162@cindex Westenberger, Eric
163@cindex Wichmann, Tim
165Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
166Thomas Bayer,
167Isabelle Bermejo,
168Markus Becker,
169Stas Bulygin,
170Kai Dehmann,
171Marcin Dumnicki,
172Stephan Endra@ss{},
173Jose Ignacio Farran,
174Vladimir Gerdt,
175Philippe Gimenez,
176Christian Gorzel,
177Hubert Grassmann,
178Fernando Hernando,
179Agnes Heydtmann,
180Dietmar Hillebrand,
181Tobias Hirsch,
182Manuel Kauers,
183Simon King,
184Anen Lakhal,
185Martin Lamm,
186Santiago Laplagne,
187Gregoire Lecerf,
188Francisco Javier Lobillo,
189Thomas Markwig,
190Bernd Martin,
191Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
192Andrea Mindnich,
193Jorge Martin Morales,
194Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
195Carlos Rabelo,
196Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
197Henrik Strohmayer,
198Christian Stussak,
199Imade Sulandra,
200Christine Theis,
201Enrique Tobis,
202Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
203Moritz Wenk,
204Denis Yanovich,
205Oleksandr Iena.
206@cindex Bayer, Thomas
207@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
208@cindex Becker, Markus
209@cindex Bulygin, Stas
210@cindex Dehmann, Kai
211@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
212@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
213@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
214@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
215@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
216@cindex Gorzel, Christian
217@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
218@cindex Hernando, Fernando
219@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
220@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
221@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
222@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
223@cindex Kauers, Manuel
224@cindex King, Simon
225@cindex Lakhal, Anen
226@cindex Lamm, Martin
227@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
228@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
229@cindex Lobillo, Javier
230@cindex Markwig, Thomas
231@cindex Martin, Bernd
232@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
233@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
234@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
235@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
236@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
237@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
238@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
239@cindex Stussak, Christian
240@cindex Sulandra, Imade
241@cindex Tobis, Enrique
242@cindex Theis, Christine
243@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
244@cindex Wenk, Moritz
245@cindex Yanovich, Denis
247We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
248the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
249the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
250and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
251to the @sc{Singular} project.
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