Re: FEC 2002 Voting Systems Standards in PDF format...

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue Jun 08 2004 - 14:43:27 CDT

At 3:36 PM -0400 6/8/04, David Mertz wrote:
>On Jun 8, 2004, at 3:14 PM, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
>>Alright, so I hate Word Documents. For a variety of reasons... so, lo
>>and behold, I go to the FEC's site to get the 2002 Voting System
>>Standards, and what do I get? Well, a whole bunch of Word documents...
>>from a standards-setting body!
>
>Annoying, isn't it?! (And really not keeping with the spirit of democracy).
>
>Anyway, Joe (or others), if you'd like to make these documents more
>obvious via OVC sites, you might want to add them to our Wiki and/or
>add some links to openvoting.org or evm2003.sourceforge.net. The
>links on the OVC site, unfortunately, seem a bit poorly
>maintained--or at least greatly understated. I realize that a
>deluge of a hundred links would just confuses readers; but I suspect
>a few more than those three (perfectly excellent) links would be
>helpful.
>
>In a prior note at:
>
> http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/May.2004/1054.html
>
>I described how to upload files to the Wiki site, and link to them
>from the Wiki (or from anywhere, actually). If you feel like
>hosting the PDFs over there, you are welcome to (but if your site is
>permanent, that's fine too).
>
>You might want to add links to the FEC PDFs to our Wiki at:
>
> http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/cgi-bin/wiki.cgi
>
>If you have a Sourceforge account, feel free to go modify:
>
> http://evm2003.sourceforge.net/links.html
>
>To include some additional things you find helpful (like the FEC
>PDFs). Those links are also a bit impoverished currently. (if you
>don't know how to modify a sourceforge hosted page, or lack
>permissions, that's a lesson that you probably shouldn't do so :-)
>... not Joe particularly, as a general matter).

Hey, for fun, why not generate PDF files with the track changes
turned ON! Keep that for posterity.

Best regards,
Arthur

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