Re: FAQ # 8

From: Edward Cherlin <edward_dot_cherlin_at_etssg_dot_com>
Date: Tue Dec 16 2003 - 14:06:06 CST

On Monday 15 December 2003 06:27 am, Popkin, Laird (WMG Corp)
> To clarify, I was thinking of "hardware vendors" as being
> manufacturers of systems or components that could run OVC,
> such as a touchscreen manufacturer, a printer manufacturer, or
> a systems manufacturer that decided to sell a line of hardware
> based on OVC. I agree that we wouldn't want a manufacturer of
> proprietary voting hardware on our board, unless they decided
> that they could sell their platform running OVC software
> instead of or in addition to their proprietary platform. This
> may seem unlikely, but doesn't seem impossible -- IBM and HP
> are major Linux vendors these days, so anything can happen.
> :-)

I represent a hardware vendor on the list. Encore intends to
promote the use of the Simputer internal board and Simputer
Linux in voting machines for the developing world, using OVC
software. You are welcome to use us as an example in the

Edward Cherlin, Simputer Evangelist
Encore Technologies (S) Pte. Ltd.
Computers for all of us,
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