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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.1 1999-11-26 13:26:54 obachman Exp $
3@comment this file contains the copyright notice on Singular
4@include version.texi
5
6@cindex copyright
7@cindex factory
8@cindex GMP
9@cindex MP
10@cindex readline
11@cindex libfac
12
13@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
14@center @uref{http://www.uni-kl.de/,,University of Kaiserslautern}
15@center @uref{http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/~zca/,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
16@center Authors: @uref{http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/~wwwagag/E/Greuel,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/~wwwagag/E/Pfister,,G. Pfister}, @uref{http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/~hannes,,H. Schoenemann}
17
18@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-99; All Rights Reserved
19@sp 2
20@center @strong{NOTICE}
21
22Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software or parts
23thereof and its documentation or parts thereof for non-commercial
24purposes and without fee is hereby granted provided the following four
25conditions are satisfied:
26
27@enumerate
28@item
29The above copyright notice appears in all copies of the software
30and both the copyright notice and this permission notice
31appear in supporting documentation.
32
33@item
34The name of the program ("@sc{Singular}") is retained.
35
36@item
37Portions of the software which are modified are marked.
38
39@item
40You have registered yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by sending email to @*
41@email{singular@@mathematik.uni-kl.de}
42with the subject line (or, mail body)
43@code{register}.
44@end enumerate
45
46Neither the University of Kaiserslautern nor the authors make any
47representations about the suitability of this software for any
48purpose.  This software is provided ``as is'' without express or
49implied warranty.
50
51If your intended use of @sc{Singular} is not covered by the license above,
52please contact us.  Notice that in the license above we have not
53granted permission to make copies of Singular to be sold, distributed
54on media which are sold, or distributed along with software which is
55sold.
56
57If you use Singular or parts thereof in a project and/or publish
58results that were partly obtained using @sc{Singular}, we request that you
59cite @sc{Singular} and inform us about it -- see
60@uref{http://www.ma@-the@-ma@-tik.uni-kl.de/~zca/Singular/how_to_cite.html},
61for information on how to cite Singular.
62
63Please send any comments or bug reports to
64@email{singular@@mathematik.uni-kl.de}.
65
66The following parts of @sc{Singular} have their own copyright: the Gnu Multiple
67Precision Library (GMP), the Multi Protocol library (MP), the Readline library,
68the Factory library, and the libfac library.
69Their copyrights and licences can be found in the accompanying files
70which are distributed along with these libraries.
71
72@heading Availability
73
74The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
75@uref{http://www.ma@-the@-ma@-tik.uni-kl.de/~zca/Singular}.
76@ifset singularmanual
77The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
78anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
79@table @asis
80@item GMP
81@copyright{} Free Software Foundation:
82@code{libgmp-2.0.2.tar.gz}
83@* @uref{ftp://ftp.gnu.ai.mit.edu} or its mirrors
84@item readline
85@copyright{} Free Software Foundation:
86@code{libreadline-2.0.tar.gz}
87@* @uref{ftp://ftp.gnu.ai.mit.edu} or its mirrors
88@item MP
89@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University:
90@code{MP-1.1.2.tar.gz},
91@* @uref{http://SymbolicNet.mcs.kent.edu/areas/protocols/mp.html}
92@item Factory
93@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
94@code{factory-1.3b.tar.gz}
95@* Contact @email{factory@@mathematik.uni-kl.de} for details on Factory.
96@item libfac
97@copyright{}  Messollen, University of
98Saarbr@"ucken:
99@code{libfac-0.3.0.tar.gz}
100@* Contact @email{michael@@math.uni-sb.de} for details on libfac.
101@item @sc{Singular} binaries
102@uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/} or via a
103WWW brow@-ser from
104@uref{http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/ftp/pub/Math/@-Singular/}
105@end table
106@end ifset
107
108@heading Acknowledgements
109
110The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
111Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
112Sch@"onemann.
113
114Contributions to the kernel of @sc{Singular} have been made by
115Olaf Bachmann,
116Hubert Grassmann,
117Kai Kr@"uger,
118Michael Messollen,
119Wolfgang Neumann,
120Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
121Wilfred Pohl,
122Jens Schmidt,
123Thomas Siebert,
124R@"udiger Stobbe,
125Moritz Wenk
126and
127Tim Wichmann.
128
129@sc{Singular} libraries have furthermore been contributed by
130Stephan Endra@ss{},
131Wolfram Decker,
132Anne Fr@"ubis-Kr@"uger,
133Christian Gorzel,
134Agnes Eileen Heydtmann,
135Dietmar Hillebrand,
136Ulrich Klein,
137Martin Lamm,
138Bernd Martin,
139Mathias Schulze,
140and
141Moritz Wenk.
142
143We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
144the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
145the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
146and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
147to the @sc{Singular} project.
148
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