Re: Larger issues in the OVC project

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Jun 24 2004 - 18:08:47 CDT

On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 15:44:00 -0700, Edward Cherlin <cherlin@pacbell.net> wrote:
>
> On Tuesday 15 June 2004 01:51 pm, Alan Dechert wrote:
> > In case it hasn't occurred to you yet, the OVC project has
> > implications beyond delivering an open, secure and auditable
> > voting system. The NYT article recently made the connection
> > to the larger issue of openness in government. We also know
> > that a successful open voting software development project
> > could boost open source applications in other
> > areas--especially other government applications.
>
> There is a lot of it about. I recently heard of a DARPA-funded
> project to clone MS Outlook in Open Source.

Too bad they haven't heard of the OSAF's Chandler project which is just this...

http://www.osafoundation.org/Chandler_Compelling_Vision.htm

-- 
Joseph Lorenzo Hall
UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
http://pobox.com/~joehall/
blog: http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb/
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