Re: Polling Place conditions, reframing the issue

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 12:46:27 CDT

Arthur,
>
> I like idea of using the thumb drive *and* writing it all to the CD-R
> at the end of the day. CD-R's are easier to load, and then the votes
> and the program and parameters are all on one semi-permanent record.
>
Like a lot of things, we may wind up doing a lot of redundant things.
Redundancy is good. Redundancy is our friend.

Lou Montulli and friends at Univ of Nevada (Reno) want to use OCR instead of
the barcode. They have a team already working on that. I say "fine." We
can have the barcode AND OCR. The BRP may work with a scanner and check
both the text and the barcode.

Alan D.
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