Re: New version of demo software

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sat Feb 09 2008 - 00:09:33 CST

You'd be able to print out your ballot.

> 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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