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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment $Id$
3@c FILE: README_download.texi
4@c PURPOSE: This should reside as README file in the main directory of the
5@c          Singular ftp site.
6
7@ifclear VERSION
8@include version.texi
9@end ifclear
10
11
12@majorheading Welcome to the Main FTP site of SINGULAR
13
14@sc{Singular} is a Computer Algebra system for polynomial computations
15with special emphasis on the needs of commutative algebra, algebraic
16geometry, singularity theory and polynomial system solving. For a more
17detailed overview of
18@sc{Singular}, see
19@display
20@uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/Overview/}
21@end display
22
23@sc{Singular} is developed on UNIX systems (Linux).
24Moreover, there exist ports to FreeBSD, SunOS, IRIX, AIX,
25and Windows NT/2K/XP.
26If your operating system is not in this list you may try to port
27@sc{Singular} to your platform
28(see @uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/src/README})
29
30@macro nref{name,url}
31@ifhtml
32@item @uref{\url\,,\name\}
33@end ifhtml
34@ifinfo
35@item @code{\name\}
36@end ifinfo
37@end macro
38
39In this directory you find the following files:
40@table @asis
41@nref{NEWS, NEWS.html}
42news and changes of this version
43@nref{COPYING, COPYING.html}
44license information for @sc{Singular}
45@nref{INSTALL_unix, INSTALL_unix.html}
46Unix installation instructions
47@nref{INSTALL_win, INSTALL_win.html}
48Windows installation instructions
49@item @code{Singular-@value{VERSION}-share.tar.gz}
50@sc{Singular} distribution archive which contains architecture
51independent data like documentation and libraries.
52@item @code{Singular-@value{VERSION}-<uname>}.tar.gz
53@sc{Singular} distribution archives which contain architecture dependent
54executables, like the @sc{Singular} program.
55@end table
56
57@include README_download.texi
58
59@heading More information about @sc{Singular}: Comments, Questions, Bug Reports
60
61More and up-to-date information about @sc{Singular} is always available
62from
63@display
64@uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/}.
65@end display
66We very much welcome any comments, questions, and bug reports,
67especially comments about our new version. Please
68contact us at
69@display
70@email{singular@@mathematik.uni-kl.de}.
71@end display
72
73GOOD LUCK and ENJOY!                         
74Your @sc{Singular} team.
75
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