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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.45 2009-04-15 11:51:41 seelisch 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{} 1986-2009
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 modules shipped 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 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 information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
76You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
77your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
79@heading Availability
81The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
82available from @uref{}.
83@ifset singularmanual
84The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
85anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
86@table @asis
87@item GMP, libreadline
88@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
89@* @uref{}
90@item MP
91@copyright{} Gray/Kajler/Wang, Kent State University
92@* @uref{}
93@item NTL
94@copyright{} Victor Shoup
95@* @uref{}
96@item Singular-Factory
97@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
98@* @uref{}
99@item Singular-libfac
100@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
101@* @uref{}
102@item surfex
103@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
104@* @uref{}
105@item surf
106@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
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 Sch@"onemann.
126@cindex Contributors
127@cindex Authors
128@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
129@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
130@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
132Currently, the @sc{Singular} team has the following members:
133Michael Brickenstein,
134Wolfram Decker,
135Alexander Dreyer,
136Gert-Martin Greuel,
137Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
138Viktor Levandovskyy,
139Oleksandr Motsak,
140Gerhard Pfister,
141Hans Sch@"onemann,
143Frank Seelisch.
144@cindex Brickenstein, Michael
145@cindex Decker, Wolfram
146@cindex Dreyer, Alexander
147@cindex Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger, Anne
148@cindex Levandovskyy, Viktor
149@cindex Motsak, Oleksandr
150@cindex Seelisch, Frank
152Former members of the @sc{Singular} team are:
153Olaf Bachmann,
154Kai Kr@"uger,
155Christoph Lossen,
156Wolfgang Neumann,
157Markus Perling,
158Wilfred Pohl,
159Jens Schmidt,
160Mathias Schulze,
161Thomas Siebert,
162R@"udiger Stobbe,
163Eric Westenberger,
164Tim Wichmann,
166Oliver Wienand.
167@cindex Bachmann, Olaf
168@cindex Kr@"uger, Kai
169@cindex Lossen, Christoph
170@cindex Neumann, Wolfgang
171@cindex Perling, Markus
172@cindex Pohl, Wilfred
173@cindex Schmidt, Jens
174@cindex Schulze, Mathias
175@cindex Siebert, Thomas
176@cindex Stobbe, R@"udiger
177@cindex Westenberger, Eric
178@cindex Wichmann, Tim
179@cindex Wienand, Oliver
181Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
182Daniel Andres,
183Thomas Bayer,
184Isabelle Bermejo,
185Markus Becker,
186Stanislav Bulygin,
187Nadine Cremer,
188Michael Cuntz,
189Kai Dehmann,
190Marcin Dumnicki,
191Stephan Endra@ss{},
192Jose Ignacio Farran,
193I. Garcia-Marco,
194Vladimir Gerdt,
195Philippe Gimenez,
196Christian Gorzel,
197Hubert Grassmann,
198Amir Hashemi,
199Fernando Hernando,
200Agnes Heydtmann,
201Dietmar Hillebrand,
202Tobias Hirsch,
203Markus Hochstetter,
204Manuel Kauers,
205Simon King,
206Anen Lakhal,
207Martin Lamm,
208Santiago Laplagne,
209Gregoire Lecerf,
210Francisco Javier Lobillo,
211Christoph Mang,
212Thomas Markwig,
213Bernd Martin,
214Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
215Andrea Mindnich,
216Jorge Martin Morales,
217Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
218Tetyana Povalyaeva,
219Carlos Rabelo,
220J.-J. Salazar-Gonzalez,
221Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
222Ivor Saynisch,
223Kristina Schindelar,
224Silke Spang,
225Stefan Steidel,
226Henrik Strohmayer,
227Christian Stussak,
228Imade Sulandra,
229Akira Suzuki,
230Christine Theis,
231Enrique Tobis,
232Maryna Viazovska,
233Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
234Moritz Wenk,
235Denis Yanovich,
236Oleksandr Iena.
237@cindex Andres, Daniel
238@cindex Bayer, Thomas
239@cindex Bermejo, Isabelle
240@cindex Becker, Markus
241@cindex Bulygin, Stanislav
242@cindex Cremer, Nadine
243@cindex Cuntz, Michael
244@cindex Dehmann, Kai
245@cindex Dumnicki, Marcin
246@cindex Endra@ss{}, Stephan
247@cindex Farran, Jose Ignacio
248@cindex Garcia-Marco, I.
249@cindex Gerdt, Vladimir
250@cindex Gimenez, Philippe
251@cindex Gorzel, Christian
252@cindex Grassmann, Hubert
253@cindex Hashemi, Amir
254@cindex Hernando, Fernando
255@cindex Heydtmann, Agnes
256@cindex Hillebrand, Dietmar
257@cindex Hirsch, Tobias
258@cindex Hochstetter, Markus
259@cindex Iena, Oleksandr
260@cindex Kauers, Manuel
261@cindex King, Simon
262@cindex Lakhal, Anen
263@cindex Lamm, Martin
264@cindex Laplagne, Santiago
265@cindex Lecerf, Gregoire
266@cindex Lobillo, Javier
267@cindex Mang, Christoph
268@cindex Markwig, Thomas
269@cindex Martin, Bernd
270@cindex Me@ss{}ollen, Michael
271@cindex Mindnich, Andrea
272@cindex Morales, Jorge Martin
273@cindex N@"u@ss{}ler, Thomas
274@cindex Povalyaeva, Tetyana
275@cindex Rabelo, Carlos
276@cindex Salazar-Gonzalez, J.-J.
277@cindex Sanchez-Navarro, Alfredo
278@cindex Saynisch, Ivor
279@cindex Schindelar, Kristina
280@cindex Spang, Silke
281@cindex Steidel, Stefan
282@cindex Strohmayer, Henrik
283@cindex Stussak, Christian
284@cindex Sulandra, Imade
285@cindex Suzuki, Akira
286@cindex Tobis, Enrique
287@cindex Theis, Christine
288@cindex Viazovska, Maryna
289@cindex Vigneron-Tenorio, Alberto
290@cindex Wenk, Moritz
291@cindex Yanovich, Denis
293We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
294the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
295and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
296to the @sc{Singular} project.
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