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Are there licensing issues with Crystal?

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Yes. Crystal is a licensed program and cannot be copied freely. HPCVL holds a license for the software and academic users of HPCVL are allowed to use it on HPCVL machines only. The source code for Crystal is not accessible for the general user, and all alterations require the permission of the authors of the code. The code has to be referenced in publications. For details, please see the license agreement . As with all licensed software on HPCVL, people who want to use Crystal, will have to sign a statement that they have read and understood the license terms and will abide by them. Please download a copy of the license and of the statement , read the former, sign the latter, and submit it to us. You will then be included in a special Unix group that is able to access the software.