Re: Review of OVC's project

From: Ron Crane <voting_at_lastland_dot_net>
Date: Fri Feb 18 2005 - 22:31:14 CST

The current consensus and list of open issues need to be presented in
an organized fashion. Few people have the time or energy to wade back
through months of mailing-list archives. I looked at most of the wiki,
the entire faq, and some of the list archives and found only bits here
and there touching on my issues. No doubt many of them were covered at
one time or another, but I (and other newcomers) have no good way to
find out.

Eventually, of course, all this information needs to get pulled into
reasonably formal specs that can be peer-reviewed and presented to
policymakers. Perhaps the identification of issues and the description
of each one's status could be the first step in writing those specs.

-Ron

P.S. Who's Chito?

> Hello Ron:
>
> No, the Wiki is not dead but has been languishing. The affiars of the
> world and men proceed in waves and I guess we have been in a trough of
> the wave. However, as Alan has indicated, many, many, many of the
> items you have mentioned have been discussed to great clarity if not
> agreement. The introductory page of the Wiki goes into great detail
> how you might research these items. I had been intending to pull
> together some sort of summary of the correspondecne threads in the
> Wiki but given the tedious nature of such a project it has been easy
> to find amost anything is a more worthwhile use of my energies. How
> ever, your questions do bring up the issue and perhaps I will wade
> into this again. In the meantime, I wish Chito well!
>
> Thanks, Ed Kennedy, now and then Wiki Whacker
> ==============
>
> Ron Crane wrote:
>> Greetings. I am new to the list and to OVC, having found it via a web
>> search on "open source voting". I have reviewed the faq and much of
>> the wiki, and have many comments and questions. These I have posted
>> to the wiki at http://gyaku.pair.com/vote/drupal/?q=node/view/165 .
>> Please
>> review them and comment here or in the wiki (assuming that the wiki is
>> not defunct).
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Ron
>>
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