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