Changeset 7e96fe in git


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Timestamp:
Apr 8, 2009, 2:44:42 PM (14 years ago)
Author:
Frank Seelisch <seelisch@…>
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typos in docu


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  • doc/COPYING.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.42 2009-03-10 12:48:59 Singular Exp $
     2@comment $Id: COPYING.texi,v 1.43 2009-04-08 12:44:41 seelisch Exp $
    33@comment this file contains the copyright notice on Singular
    44@ifclear VERSION
     
    2727This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    2828it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    29 the Free Software Foundation ( version 2 or version 3 of the License ).
     29the Free Software Foundation (version 2 or version 3 of the License).
    3030
    3131Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
    3232Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
    3333
    34 The following software used with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
     34The following software modules shipped with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
    3535the omalloc library, the readline library,
    3636the Gnu Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
     
    3939Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
    4040surfex, and,
    41 for the Windows distributions the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
     41for the Windows distributions, the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
    4242XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
    4343
     
    6161
    6262If you want to be informed of new releases,
    63  please register yourself as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
     63 please register as a @sc{Singular} user by using the
    6464registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
    6565              @uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de}.
     
    7171
    7272
    73 For the citation of @sc{Singular} see
    74 @uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/how_to_cite.html},
    75 for information on how to cite Singular.
     73For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
     74@uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/how_to_cite.html}.
    7675
    7776You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
     
    8079@heading Availability
    8180
    82 The latest information about @sc{Singular} is always available from
    83 @uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de}.
     81The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
     82available from @uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de}.
    8483@ifset singularmanual
    8584The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
     
    123122
    124123The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
    125 Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans
    126 Sch@"onemann.
     124Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
    127125
    128126@cindex Contributors
     
    174172@cindex Wichmann, Tim
    175173
    176 Further contributions to @sc{Singular} were made by:
     174Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
    177175Daniel Andres,
    178176Thomas Bayer,
     
    285283
    286284We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
    287 the Volkswagen-Stiftung,
    288 the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
     285the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    289286and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
    290287to the @sc{Singular} project.
  • doc/INSTALL_unix.plural.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: INSTALL_unix.plural.texi,v 1.1 2003-05-22 19:15:52 levandov Exp $
     2@comment $Id: INSTALL_unix.plural.texi,v 1.2 2009-04-08 12:44:41 seelisch Exp $
    33@c FILE: INSTALL_unix.texi
    44@c PURPOSE: Installation instruction for Singular on Unix
     
    8686@c @end smallexample
    8787
    88 This creates the the directory Plural/@value{VERSION} with
     88This creates the directory Plural/@value{VERSION} with
    8989@multitable @columnfractions .36 .64
    9090@item (sub)directories
     
    107107
    108108For the executable to work, the directory layout must look pretty much
    109 like this; the executable looks for "sibling" directories at run-time
     109like this; the executable will look for "sibling" directories at run-time
    110110to figure out where its @sc{Singular::Plural} libraries and on-line
    111111documentation files are. These constraints on the local directory layout
     
    153153
    154154@item
    155 If you wish to use any of following features of
     155If you wish to use any of the following features of
    156156@sc{Singular::Plural}, make sure that the respective programs are installed on your system:
    157157
     
    161161@tab @uref{http://www.fsf.org/software/emacs/emacs.html,,Emacs} version
    16216220 or higher, or, @uref{http://www.xemacs.org,,XEmacs} version 20.3 or
    163 higher (EPlural is only included in the Linux distribution,
    164 on other Unix platforms you can download the
     163higher (EPlural is only included in the Linux distribution.
     164On other Unix platforms you can download the
    165165@uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/src/,,
    166166Singular emacs lisp files} but we give no warranties for specific platforms).
     
    186186@item Customize the on-line help system:
    187187
    188 By default, on-line help is displayed in the @code{html} format using
     188By default, on-line help is displayed in @code{html} format using
    189189the @code{netscape} program.
    190190
     
    229229@sc{Singular::Plural} manual can be  accessed from stand-alone texinfo
    230230browser programs such as @code{info} or @code{Emacs}.
    231 (It is not necessary for the use of the help system from within @code{Plural}.)
     231(This is not a prerequisite for using the help system from within @code{Plural}.)
    232232@end itemize
    233233
     
    238238@enumerate
    239239@item
    240 Make sure that you have read and/or execute permission the files and
     240Make sure that you have read and/or execute permission for files and
    241241directories of the Singular distribution. If in doubt, @code{cd} to the
    242242directory where you unpacked @sc{Singular}, and do (as root, if
     
    277277This is due to the very restrictive access rights of @code{/dev/pty*} of
    278278the standard @uref{http:/www.suse.de,SuSE} distribution (starting from
    279 version 6.3 on). As root, do one of the following: Either
     279version 6.3 onwards). As root, do one of the following: Either
    280280@example
    281281chmod 666 /dev/pty*
  • doc/INSTALL_unix.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: INSTALL_unix.texi,v 1.28 2008-12-15 15:30:30 seelisch Exp $
     2@comment $Id: INSTALL_unix.texi,v 1.29 2009-04-08 12:44:41 seelisch Exp $
    33@c FILE: INSTALL_unix.texi
    44@c PURPOSE: Installation instruction for Singular on Unix
     
    9191@end smallexample
    9292
    93 This creates the the directory Singular/@value{VERSION} with
     93This creates the directory Singular/@value{VERSION} with
    9494@multitable @columnfractions .36 .64
    9595@item (sub)directories
     
    112112
    113113For the executable to work, the directory layout must look pretty much
    114 like this; the executable looks for "sibling" directories at run-time
     114like this; the executable will look for "sibling" directories at run-time
    115115to figure out where its @sc{Singular} libraries and on-line
    116116documentation files are. These constraints on the local directory layout
     
    158158
    159159@item
    160 If you wish to use any of following features of
     160If you wish to use any of the following features of
    161161@sc{Singular}, make sure that the respective programs are installed on your system:
    162162
     
    166166@tab @uref{http://www.fsf.org/software/emacs/emacs.html,,Emacs} version
    16716720 or higher, or, @uref{http://www.xemacs.org,,XEmacs} version 20.3 or
    168 higher (ESingular is only included in the Linux distribution,
    169 on other Unix platforms you can download the
     168higher (ESingular is only included in the Linux distribution.
     169On other Unix platforms you can download the
    170170@uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/src/,,
    171171Singular emacs lisp files} but we give no warranties for specific platforms).
     
    191191@item Customize the on-line help system:
    192192
    193 By default, on-line help is displayed in the @code{html} format using
     193By default, on-line help is displayed in @code{html} format using
    194194the @code{netscape} program.
    195195
     
    234234@sc{Singular} manual can be  accessed from stand-alone texinfo
    235235browser programs such as @code{info} or @code{Emacs}.
    236 (It is not necessary for the use of the help system from within @code{Singular}.)
     236(This is not a prerequisite for using the help system from within @code{Singular}.)
    237237@end itemize
    238238
  • doc/INSTALL_win.plural.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: INSTALL_win.plural.texi,v 1.2 2003-07-31 20:14:28 levandov Exp $
     2@comment $Id: INSTALL_win.plural.texi,v 1.3 2009-04-08 12:44:41 seelisch Exp $
    33@c FILE: INSTALL_unix.texi
    44@c PURPOSE: Installation instruction for Singular on Unix
     
    6060@end smallexample
    6161
    62 This creates the the directory @code{Plural/@value{VERSION}} with
     62This creates the directory @code{Plural/@value{VERSION}} with
    6363@multitable @columnfractions .36 .64
    6464@item (sub)directories
     
    8181
    8282For the executable to work, the directory layout must look pretty much
    83 like this; the executable looks for "sibling" directories at run-time
     83like this; the executable will look for "sibling" directories at run-time
    8484to figure out where its @sc{Singular::Plural} libraries and on-line
    8585documentation files are. These constraints on the local directory layout
     
    112112
    113113@item
    114 If you wish to use any of following features of
     114If you wish to use any of the following features of
    115115@sc{Plural}, make sure that the respective programs are installed on your system:
    116116
     
    142142@item Customize the on-line help system:
    143143
    144 By default, on-line help is displayed in the @code{html} format using
     144By default, on-line help is displayed in @code{html} format using
    145145the default Web browser on your system.
    146146
  • doc/INSTALL_win.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: INSTALL_win.texi,v 1.15 2008-07-17 12:27:38 wienand Exp $
     2@comment $Id: INSTALL_win.texi,v 1.16 2009-04-08 12:44:42 seelisch Exp $
    33@c FILE:    INSTALL.texi
    44@c PURPOSE: Installation instructions for Singular on MSWindows
     
    1414@end ifclear
    1515
    16 @heading For the impatient (with only one file download):
     16@heading For the impatient (single file download):
    1717@itemize
    1818@item
     
    2222@strong{carefully} follow the instructions given there.
    2323Setup will analyze your system, create the corresponding configuration
    24 and give you further tips on the installation process.
     24and give you further tips regarding the installation process.
    2525(see @uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/WINDOWS/pfwinstall.html})
    2626@item
     
    3131@heading Installation preliminaries
    3232
    33 @sc{Singular} is a CYGWIN package on MS Windows: you can install it
     33@sc{Singular} is a CYGWIN package on MS Windows. You can install it
    3434with the Cygwin Installer (Net Install):
    35 you will find the packages related to @sc{Singular} under
     35For a minimal installation, the following set of packages is recommended
     36to be chosen when the Cygwin package browser comes up:
    3637@itemize
    37 @item a.Category Math
    38 singular-base, singular-share,
    39 singular-help (optional, recommended),
    40 singular-icons(optional),
    41 singular-surf (optional, recommended)
    42 @item b.Category Editors
    43 emacs or xemacs (optional, needed if you wish to use @sc{Singular (Emacs)} or @sc{ESingular})
    44 @item c.Category Shells
    45 rxvt (optional, strongly recommended)
     38@item - singular-base, singular-share, singular-help, singular-icons;
     39@item - rxvt.
     40@end itemize
     41These packages can be complemented by the following, in order to install a full version
     42supporting - among other additional features - the use of @sc{Singular} under (x)emacs and
     43@sc{Singular} Surf:
     44@itemize
     45@item - singular-surf,
     46@item - emacs-X11, xemacs-sumo,
     47@item - xorg-server, xinit.
    4648@end itemize
    4749
    48 Complete installation informations for Windows are available from
     50Complete installation information for Windows is available at
    4951@display
    5052@uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/WINDOWS/index.html}.
  • doc/NEWS.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: NEWS.texi,v 1.126 2009-04-06 13:25:20 Singular Exp $
     2@comment $Id: NEWS.texi,v 1.127 2009-04-08 12:44:42 seelisch Exp $
    33@comment this file contains the News about Singular versions
    44@comment Unix
     
    6363@item new build target: libsingular.a (for gfan etc.)
    6464@item code variants now depend on CPU type, not OS
    65 @item better test for builtin limits (see @nref{Limitations})
    66 @item
    67 overloads also operator @code{new(size_t,const std::nothrow_t&)}
     65@item better test for built-in limits (see @nref{Limitations})
     66@item
     67operator @code{new(size_t,const std::nothrow_t&)} now also overloaded
    6868@end itemize
    6969
     
    107107@*(See @nref{surf_lib}).
    108108@item
    109 teachstd.lib: spoly works now in non-commutative algebras and thus standard can be used there.
    110 However since product criterion is a priori not applicable in non-commutative case,
     109teachstd.lib: spoly works now in non-commutative algebras and standard can thus be used there.
     110However, since product criterion is a priori not applicable in the non-commutative case,
    111111one may want to disable it first (see @code{prodcrit} for details).
    112112@end itemize
     
    330330Starting with version 2-0-4, we use NTL (of Victor Shoup) for factoring
    331331univariate polynomials. The multivariate factorization code in libfac/factory
    332 now also works over algebraic extension fields.
     332now also works over algebraic field extension.
    333333
    334334@heading New @sc{Singular} libraries
     
    391391@heading Noncommutative Extension @sc{Plural}
    392392
    393 Starting with version 3-0-0, @sc{Singular} features a
     393Starting with version 3-0-0, @sc{Singular} features the
    394394noncommutative extension @sc{Plural}. It allows to
    395395set and to compute within noncommutative algebras
     
    397397bases for left modules, syzygies and resolutions.
    398398
    399 Together with @sc{Plural} come the following libraries:
     399The following libraries come together with @sc{Plural}:
    400400
    401401@table @asis
     
    411411 noncommutative algebras
    412412@item @nref{ncdecomp_lib}
    413 computes a decomposition of module by its central characters
     413computes a decomposition of a module by its central characters
    414414@item @nref{ncalg_lib}, @nref{nctools_lib}
    415415contain numerous useful tools for noncommutative algebras
     
    430430@itemize @bullet
    431431@item Singular is available for ix86-Linux,
    432 SunOS-5, IRIX-6, ix86-Win (runs on Windows 95/98/NT4/2000/XP),
     432SunOS-5, IRIX-6, ix86-Win (runs on Windows 95/98/NT4/2000/XP/Vista),
    433433FreeBSD, MacOS X, x86_64-Linux (AMD64/Opteron/EM64T),
    434434IA64-Linux
  • doc/README_download.plural.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: README_download.plural.texi,v 1.2 2003-07-31 20:14:28 levandov Exp $
     2@comment $Id: README_download.plural.texi,v 1.3 2009-04-08 12:44:42 seelisch Exp $
    33@c FILE: README_download.texi
    4 @c PURPOSE: downloading instructions, to be includeded in manual and README_ftp
     4@c PURPOSE: download instructions, to be includeded in manual and README_ftp
    55@c
    66
  • doc/README_download.texi

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    11@comment -*-texinfo-*-
    2 @comment $Id: README_download.texi,v 1.14 2008-12-11 12:47:33 Singular Exp $
     2@comment $Id: README_download.texi,v 1.15 2009-04-08 12:44:42 seelisch Exp $
    33@c FILE: README_download.texi
    4 @c PURPOSE: downloading instructions, to be includeded in manual and README_ftp
     4@c PURPOSE: download instructions, to be includeded in manual and README_ftp
    55@c
    66
     
    3232@tab PC's running under Linux with a current @code{libc} version.
    3333@item @code{ix86-Win}
    34 @tab PC's running Windows 95/98/NT/2K/XP which have Cygwin version 1.0 (or
     34@tab PC's running Windows 95/98/NT/2K/XP/Vista which have Cygwin version 1.0 (or
    3535higher) already installed. Unless you are familiar with Cygwin, we
    3636recommend that you download one of the self-extracting archives as
     
    6565@sc{Singular} specific subdirectories will be created in such a way
    6666that multiple versions and multiple architecture dependent files
    67 of @sc{Singular} can peaceably coexist under the same @code{/usr/local/}
     67of @sc{Singular} can coexist under the same @code{/usr/local/}
    6868tree.
    6969
     
    8282@end enumerate
    8383
    84 @heading To download @sc{Singular} for Windows 95/98/NT/2K/XP
     84@heading To download @sc{Singular} for Windows 95/98/NT/2K/XP/Vista
    8585
    8686@enumerate
     
    8888Download one of the following self-extracting archives:
    8989@table @code
    90 @item @uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/Singular-@value{VERSION}-Compact.exe,Singular-@value{VERSION}-Compact.exe}
     90@item @uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/Singular-@value{VERSION}-Small.exe,Singular-@value{VERSION}-Small.exe}
    9191Minimal archive to download. Installs Singular and minimal set of needed
    9292tools/DLLs.
    93 @item @uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/Singular-@value{VERSION}-Typical.exe,Singular-@value{VERSION}-Typical.exe}
    94 Typical archive to download. Installs Singular and the XEmacs editor to
    95 run ESingular.
     93@item @uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/Singular-@value{VERSION}-Full.exe,Singular-@value{VERSION}-Full.exe}
     94Complete archive to download. Installs Singular and the XEmacs editor for running ESingular.
    9695@end table
    9796
     
    101100
    102101@item
    103 In case of problems, see the created file
    104 @code{etc/INSTALL.txt} (which is also located at
    105 @uref{ftp://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/pub/Math/Singular/INSTALL_win.html}
    106 for details on how to finish the installation.
     102In case of problems, see consult
     103@uref{http://www.singular.uni-kl.de/Windows/index.html}.
    107104@end enumerate
    108105
     
    111108Mac OsX: it supports currently the follwing versions of OsX:
    11210910.4/intel, 10.4/powerpc, 10.4/powerpc (transitional), 10.3.
    113 If you want to try to intall a binary package, the Unix installation
    114 instructions apply.
     110If you would like to install a binary package, Unix installation instructions apply.
    115111(See @uref{http://fink.sf.net})
    116112
  • doc/lib2doc.texi

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    33@end ifclear
    44
    5 @code{lib2doc} is a utility to generate the stand-alone documentation for 
     5@code{lib2doc} is a utility to generate the stand-alone documentation for
    66a @sc{Singular} library in various formats.
    77
     
    4848@item make mylib.hlp
    4949Generates the file @code{mylib.hlp} -- the info file for the documentation
    50 of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed with
     50of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed using
    5151@smallexample
    5252info -f mylib.hlp
     
    5454@item make mylib.dvi
    5555Generates the file @code{mylib.dvi} -- the dvi file for the documentation
    56 of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed with
     56of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed using
    5757@smallexample
    5858xdvi mylib.dvi
     
    6060@item make mylib.ps
    6161Generates the file @code{mylib.ps} -- the PostScript file for the documentation
    62 of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed with (for example)
     62of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed using (for example)
    6363@smallexample
    6464ghostview mylib.dvi
     
    6666@item make mylib.html
    6767Generates the file @code{mylib.html} -- the HTML file for the documentation
    68 of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed with (for example)
     68of @code{mylib.lib}. This file can be viewed using (for example)
    6969@smallexample
    7070netscape mylib.html
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