Re: FAQ Process

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Wed Dec 03 2003 - 10:50:35 CST

> I. Overview - what is this whole thing about. This would include
> questions/answers about why this is different than DREs, what "voter
> verified" means, etc.
> II. Terminology - there are a lot of overloaded words that we need to pin
> down: ballot, contest, vote counting methods, etc.
I think they call that a glossary.

> III. Scenerios - walk the readers through samples of how they would
> actually use this system in the role of a voter, in the role of a poll
> worker, in the role of a counting center worker, in the role of a poll
> monitor, ... the point of view of a county voting administrator (we want
> to make sure that these folks, in particularl, understand this system. ;-)
Probably, you mean "Scenarios"

> IV. The physical components - the station in which the voter creates the
> paper ballot, the ballot reader, the voting box, the tabulation equipment
> V. Disabled access - how this system helps those with impairments to vote.
> VI. The ballot - describe the paper ballot, what's on it and why, etc.
> VII. Implementation - all the parts.
> VIII. The demonstration - what the demo is, how it relates to "real life".
> IX. Economics - how much such a system will cost to operate, life cycle
> costs, can it be maintained?, how can it evolve...
Other than some terminology, looks okay to me.

Alan D.

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