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TOPALi is Copyright 2003-2004, Iain Milne, Dirk Husmeier, Grinne McGuire, Adriano Werhli, & Frank Wright
Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland
 

TOPALi is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

TOPALi is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License for more details.

 

Please note however, that TOPALi's helper C++ applications (BAMBE and FITCH) are NOT part of TOPALi itself, and are therefore distributed under the terms of their own licenses. They DO NOT fall under the same license agreement as TOPALi. They are provided as part of the TOPALi download purely for convenience.

 

Contains portions of code that use PAL 1.4 (Phylogenetic Analysis Library)
PAL is Copyright 1999-2002 PAL Development Core Team.
     PAL is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License

Contains portions of code that use the ACME Laboratories GIF encoder
Copyright 2000 by Jef Poskanzer.
     License information for ACME

PDM analysis requires the use of BAMBE
BAMBE is Copyright 2000, 2001, Donald Simon & Bret Larget, and is distributed with the authors' prior permission.
     License information for BAMBE

DSS analysis may require the use of FITCH
FITCH forms part of the PHYLIP package, and is Copyright 1980-2002, University of Washington and Joseph Felsenstein, and is distributed with the authors' prior permission.
     License information for PHYLIP

Further information on the above libraries and applications is available from:
     PAL - http://www.cebl.auckland.ac.nz/pal-project/
     ACME - http://www.acme.com/
     BAMBE - http://www.mathcs.duq.edu/larget/bambe.html
     FITCH - http://evolution.genetics.washington.edu/phylip.html