Fw: public comment for VVSG

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Fri Jul 08 2005 - 00:05:26 CDT

There is a lot to consider here. Any takers?

Alan D.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Kibrick" <bob@verifiedvoting.org>
To: "Alan Dechert" <alan@openvotingconsortium.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 11:25 PM
Subject: public comment for VVSG

> Alan,
>
> As you know, we are already in the beginning part of the 90-day public
> comment period for the voluminous EAC voluntary guidelines (800 pages).
> I'm trying to prepare both succinct comments for the public endorsement,
> and very detailed comments to submit to the Commission. I am both
> somewhat
> overwhelmed with the volume of pages to read and analyze, especially
> since
> my wife just had major surgery and I'm having to attend to her needs
> for the
> next few weeks.
>
> I'm wondering if you have had a chance to read Section 6.4 of Volume 1
> of
> the VVSG, particularly 6.4.4, and if so, what is your reaction to the
> current
> draft language? Section 6 may be found at:
> http://www.glynn.com/eac_vvsg/vg1/v1s6.htm
>
> In particular, has OVC developed any succinct comments (i.e., a few
> paragraphs) regarding this section and the need for open source
> software,
> something that is accurate but written in "intelligible-to-the-public"
> language,
> something that speaks directly to the existing language of this section
> or
> that suggests replacement language?
>
> I'm thinking that Vol. 1 Section 6.4 is where open source language ought
> to go, but perhaps you have other ideas on where in the VVSG this
> belongs?
>
> If possible, I'd appreciate getting your feedback by the end of Friday,
> or if
> not, by the end of the this weekend.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bob
>
> P.S. I apologize for missing you matching fund deadline, but I'm
> totally snowed
> under trying to deal with Observatory work (very hectic July 4 weekend
> dealing
> with the Deep Impact observations), voting legislation, and caring for
> my wife.
> I'm hoping that you will have another matching fund donation drive soon.
>
>
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