Re: New version of demo software

From: Richard Dawson <rcdawson_at_att_dot_net>
Date: Fri Feb 08 2008 - 19:11:34 CST

Alan,

That was interesting. I didn't have a printer on the system. What would have
happened if I did?

Rich Dawson

 PRINTCMD=echo /home/ubuntu/pvote/runvote

 

On Thursday 07 February 2008 02:14:33 pm Alan Dechert wrote:
> Thanks to Jan, again.
>
> Here is the latest .iso for the OVC demo.
>
> http://www.openvotingconsortium.org/ad/ovcdemo2.iso
>
> This uses Ping's pvote.org voter interface and prints a ballot with 2-d
> barcode on the edge.
>
> As before, this is a live boot disk (Ubuntu) and should run on any PC with
> 384s meg of ram.
>
> I don't have a 2-d barcode reader yet, so I wasn't able to check that. I
> plan to get one soon -- maybe someone else here can try it too.
>
> The barcode printed out to about 1.5 inches in length. I did notice that
> if you write-in many candidates to the full length of chars allowed, it
> increases the barcode length noticeably. This makes me wonder if we should
> even try to encode the write-in values. I will be meeting with some
> election officials soon and I'll see what they think.
>
> We are just learning how Ping constructs the ballot definition files so we
> can have anything on the ballot we want.
>
> Alan D.
>
>
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