Re: Large Ballot Redux

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Thu Jun 03 2004 - 11:27:29 CDT


> Didn't we decide 140-160 bits was a little too much to comfortably put
> in Code128? Or at least getting to the high side of it. ....
On the high side. I think I said (somewhat arbitrarily) that 150 bits was
getting close to the practical limit.

In any case, I wasn't trying to promote 1-D barcodes; I was just saying that
this particular ballot of legendary length could be handled with a 1-D
barcode if necessary.

I think the consensus was that 2-D would not cost appreciably more so we may
as well go with that.

Alan D.
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