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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.40 2009-01-12 16:58:27 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{} 1986-2008
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@* @uref{}
108@item surfer
109@* @uref{}
110@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
111@uref{} or via a
112WWW brow@-ser from
114@item Cygwin
116@item Xemacs
118@end table
119@end ifset
121@heading Acknowledgements
123The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
124Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
127@cindex Contributors
128@cindex Authors
129@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
130@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
131@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
133Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
134Michael Brickenstein,
135Wolfram Decker,
136Alexander Dreyer,
137Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
138Kai Kr@"uger,
139Viktor Levandovskyy,
140Oleksandr Motsak,
141Mathias Schulze,
143Oliver Wienand.
144@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
145@cindex Decker, Wolfram
146@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
147@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
148@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
149@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
150@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
151@cindex Schulze, Mathias
152@cindex Wienand, Oliver
154Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
155Olaf Bachmann,
156Christoph Lossen,
157Wolfgang Neumann,
158Wilfred Pohl,
159Jens Schmidt,
160Thomas Siebert,
161R@"udiger Stobbe,
162Eric Westenberger
164Tim Wichmann.
165@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
166@cindex Lossen, Christoph
167@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
168@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
169@cindex Schmidt, Jens
170@cindex Siebert, Thomas
171@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
172@cindex Westenberger, Eric
173@cindex Wichmann, Tim
175Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
176Daniel Andres,
177Thomas Bayer,
178Isabelle Bermejo,
179Markus Becker,
180Stas Bulygin,
181Nadine Cremer,
182Kai Dehmann,
183Marcin Dumnicki,
184Stephan Endra@ss{},
185Jose Ignacio Farran,
186I. Garcia-Marco,
187Vladimir Gerdt,
188Philippe Gimenez,
189Christian Gorzel,
190Hubert Grassmann,
191Amir Hashemi,
192Fernando Hernando,
193Agnes Heydtmann,
194Dietmar Hillebrand,
195Tobias Hirsch,
196Markus Hochstetter,
197Manuel Kauers,
198Simon King,
199Anen Lakhal,
200Martin Lamm,
201Santiago Laplagne,
202Gregoire Lecerf,
203Francisco Javier Lobillo,
204Christoph Mang,
205Thomas Markwig,
206Bernd Martin,
207Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
208Andrea Mindnich,
209Jorge Martin Morales,
210Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
211Tetyana Povalyaeva,
212Carlos Rabelo,
213J.-J. Salazar-Gonzalez,
214Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
215Ivor Saynisch,
216Kristina Schindelar,
217Silke Spang,
218Stefan Steidel,
219Henrik Strohmayer,
220Christian Stussak,
221Imade Sulandra,
222Akira Suzuki,
223Christine Theis,
224Enrique Tobis,
225Maryna Viazovska,
226Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
227Moritz Wenk,
228Denis Yanovich,
229Oleksandr Iena.
230@cindex Andres, Daniel
231@cindex Bayer, Thomas
232@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
233@cindex Becker, Markus
234@cindex Bulygin, Stas
235@cindex Cremer, Nadine
236@cindex Dehmann, Kai
237@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
238@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
239@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
240@cindex Garcia-Marco, I.
241@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
242@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
243@cindex Gorzel, Christian
244@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
245@cindex Hashemi, Amir
246@cindex Hernando, Fernando
247@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
248@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
249@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
250@cindex Hochstetter, Markus
251@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
252@cindex Kauers, Manuel
253@cindex King, Simon
254@cindex Lakhal, Anen
255@cindex Lamm, Martin
256@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
257@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
258@cindex Lobillo, Javier
259@cindex Mang, Christoph
260@cindex Markwig, Thomas
261@cindex Martin, Bernd
262@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
263@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
264@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
265@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
266@cindex Povalyaeva, Tetyana
267@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
268@cindex Salazar-Gonzalez, J.-J.
269@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
270@cindex Saynisch, Ivor
271@cindex Schindelar, Kristina
272@cindex Spang, Silke
273@cindex Steidel, Stefan
274@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
275@cindex Stussak, Christian
276@cindex Sulandra, Imade
277@cindex Suzuki, Akira
278@cindex Tobis, Enrique
279@cindex Theis, Christine
280@cindex Viazovska, Maryna
281@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
282@cindex Wenk, Moritz
283@cindex Yanovich, Denis
285We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
286the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
287the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
288and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
289to the @sc{Singular} project.
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