Re: FAQ # 31

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Tue Dec 16 2003 - 16:21:27 CST

FAQ # 31
> Looks like we have FAQ # 31: "What's in the bar code?"
> Point of clarification: the "116 bit number" is really however
> many bits is required to encode the votes for a particular
> ballot, right? So if there are fewer things to vote on, or
> fewer options, it would be shorter, and vice versa?
Right. Although we should point out that the 116-bit number is specific to
the demo. That's the way we're doing it for the demo.

The production system may or may not use a one-dimensional barcode. It
could use a 2-D barcode, or, as Doug wants to stress, a non barcode solution
may be feasible.

Alan D.
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