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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.33 2007-11-16 15:07:05 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, 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(Since 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
55If you want to be informed of new releases,
56 please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
57registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
58              @uref{}.
59If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
60can also register by sending an email to
61              @email{}
62with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
63     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
66For the citation of @sc{Singular} see
68for information on how to cite Singular.
70You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
71your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
73@heading Availability
75The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
77@ifset singularmanual
78The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
79anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
80@table @asis
81@item GMP, libreadline
82@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
83@* @uref{} or its mirrors
84@item MP
85@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
86@* @uref{}
87@item NTL
88@copyright{} Victor Shoup
89@* @uref{}
90@item Singular-Factory
91@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
92@* @uref{}
93@item Singular-libfac
94@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
95@* @uref{}
96@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
97@uref{} or via a
98WWW brow@-ser from
100@item Cygwin
102@item Xemacs
104@end table
105@end ifset
107@heading Acknowledgements
109The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
110Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
113@cindex Contributors
114@cindex Authors
115@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
116@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
117@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
119Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
120Michael Brickenstein,
121Wolfram Decker,
122Alexander Dreyer,
123Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
124Kai Kr@"uger,
125Viktor Levandovskyy,
126Oleksandr Motsak,
128Oliver Wienand.
129@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
130@cindex Decker, Wolfram
131@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
132@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
133@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
134@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
135@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
136@cindex Wienand, Oliver
138Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
139Olaf Bachmann,
140Christoph Lossen,
141Wolfgang Neumann,
142Wilfred Pohl,
143Jens Schmidt,
144Mathias Schulze,
145Thomas Siebert,
146R@"udiger Stobbe,
147Eric Westenberger
149Tim Wichmann.
150@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
151@cindex Lossen, Christoph
152@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
153@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
154@cindex Schmidt, Jens
155@cindex Schulze, Mathias
156@cindex Siebert, Thomas
157@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
158@cindex Westenberger, Eric
159@cindex Wichmann, Tim
161Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
162Thomas Bayer,
163Isabelle Bermejo,
164Markus Becker,
165Stas Bulygin,
166Kai Dehmann,
167Marcin Dumnicki,
168Stephan Endra@ss{},
169Jose Ignacio Farran,
170Vladimir Gerdt,
171Philippe Gimenez,
172Christian Gorzel,
173Hubert Grassmann,
174Fernando Hernando,
175Agnes Heydtmann,
176Dietmar Hillebrand,
177Tobias Hirsch,
178Manuel Kauers,
179Simon King,
180Anen Lakhal,
181Martin Lamm,
182Santiago Laplagne,
183Gregoire Lecerf,
184Francisco Javier Lobillo,
185Thomas Markwig,
186Bernd Martin,
187Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
188Andrea Mindnich,
189Jorge Martin Morales,
190Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
191Carlos Rabelo,
192Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
193Henrik Strohmayer,
194Christian Stussak,
195Imade Sulandra,
196Christine Theis,
197Enrique Tobis,
198Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
199Moritz Wenk,
200Denis Yanovich,
201Oleksandr Yena.
202@cindex Bayer, Thomas
203@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
204@cindex Becker, Markus
205@cindex Bulygin, Stas
206@cindex Dehmann, Kai
207@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
208@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
209@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
210@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
211@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
212@cindex Gorzel, Christian
213@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
214@cindex Hernando, Fernando
215@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
216@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
217@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
218@cindex Kauers, Manuel
219@cindex King, Simon
220@cindex Lakhal, Anen
221@cindex Lamm, Martin
222@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
223@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
224@cindex Lobillo, Javier
225@cindex Markwig, Thomas
226@cindex Martin, Bernd
227@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
228@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
229@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
230@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
231@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
232@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
233@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
234@cindex Stussak, Christian
235@cindex Sulandra, Imade
236@cindex Tobis, Enrique
237@cindex Theis, Christine
238@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
239@cindex Wenk, Moritz
240@cindex Yanovich, Denis
241@cindex Yena, Oleksandr
243We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
244the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
245the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
246and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
247to the @sc{Singular} project.
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