Re: Prerendering of GUI for voting machines

From: David Mertz <david_dot_mertz_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sat Dec 01 2007 - 18:44:25 CST

On Dec 1, 2007, at 3:27 PM, Fred McLain wrote:
> Is PVote open source? I'd like to take a look at this code. Call me
> paranoid but it seems a bit of a stretch to think that this was
> developed to the same design as our demo without Ping having first
> seen our work.

I've spoken with Ping, and he (and his supervisor, David Wagner)
arrived at the design independently. Nonetheless, I'm a little
annoyed too that they haven't at least added an acknowledging
citation to the OVC work.

Nonetheless, it's good work... and anything that popularizes the
general concepts is for the good.

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