RE: What is Data Model FOR?

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 14:40:43 CDT

It was mainly a sales tool so we could started projects to build a
reference system. Since building a reference system requires all the
nice things you talk about, and that costs money, I proposed that
building a demo system would go far towards getting us the
credibility that we would need to get funding. Plus the demo (not a
pilot) was for the purpose of advancing public debate on the topic.
Judging by the press we've gotten, our demo has been successful so

Best regards,

At 2:20 PM -0500 4/29/04, Mark Winegar wrote:
>Was the pilot just for the purposes of proof of concept?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alan Dechert []
>Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 11:54 AM
>Subject: Re: [voting-project] What is Data Model FOR?
>> Our demo includes a Ballot Reconciliation Procedure demo (although it
>> was not always shown). However, for logistical reasons, the BRP demo
>> uses canned data rather than the ballots from the other demos
>> operating at the same time.
>If our demo was an airplane, it would have flown about 100 feet.
>Alan D.

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