Re: Initial thoughts on technical design

From: Edward Cherlin <edward_dot_cherlin_at_etssg_dot_com>
Date: Tue Aug 26 2003 - 17:03:16 CDT

On Wednesday 30 July 2003 10:59 am, David Mertz, Ph.D. wrote:
> - Security issues should be considered carefully at all
> levels. But in particular, I believe we should try to
> minimize the disruption caused by damage to voting machines at
> each possible stage. I.e. a machine might crash and/or
> corrupt data before, during, or after the voting period; each
> scenario should be well understood.

I recommend using a Linux with a journaling file system and a
database program with atomic update functions, to minimize the
potential for crash damage.

-- 
Edward Cherlin, Simputer Evangelist
Encore Technologies (S) Pte. Ltd.
Computers for all of us
http://www.simputerland.com, http://cherlin.blogspot.com
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