Re: In situ ballot printer

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Sat Jun 19 2004 - 15:49:41 CDT

Thanks, Teresa. But you didn't offer *your* descriptive term. "list of
races with the voter's choices marked" definitely won't work.

Alan

> Printer for paper ballot with voter's choices marked.
>
> Summary is a wrong concept. The ballot is not a summary of the whole
ballot, it is
> a list of races with the voter's choices.
>
> Teresa Hommel
>
> Arthur Keller wrote:
>
> > At 12:14 PM -0700 6/19/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
> > >Arthur,
> > >
> > >> If you want to convey the concept, then Polling Place Ballot Printer
> > >> does it without Latin.
> > >>
> > >I don't like the acronymn PPBP. Pollsite Ballot Printer might work.
> > >
> > >Saltman has used Poll-site (with hyphen) but it's often a compound
word.
> > >
> > >Alan
> >
> > I like Paper Summary Ballot Printer better, because it goes with
> > Paper Summary Ballot. Pollsite Ballot Printer is a more generic
> > concept, and also workable. I think that good acronyms, while
> > useful, are not paramount.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Arthur
> >
> > --
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
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> > Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4507
> > tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
>
>
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