Re: Have you ever been a poll worker?

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 14:46:07 CDT

At 3:03 PM -0400 5/17/04, David Mertz wrote:
>>Why don't we call them the (1) preprinted ballot stock approach
>>(formerly Ellen's); (2) sequence and ballot-type PINs (formerly
>>erroneously called Ed's); (3) dumb cards (formerly Alan's); and (4)
>>smart cards (formerly Arthur's)?
>
>At least one of the suggestions is missing above. There are 5 in all, so far.
>
>I *think* what you list as (2) is what I was calling "David" not
>what I was calling "Ed"... but I'm not sure from the description.
>Unless you really do mean "Ed", and you're trying to leave out my
>suggestion.
>
>Let me try better short names:
>
>(1) Pre-printed ballot stock (Ellen)
>(2) Poll worker activation (Ed)
>(3) Per-voter PIN (David)
>(4) Per-party token (Alan)
>(5) Smart cards (Arthur)
>
>My short names leave out some of the details of how each suggestion
>works, but I think these names capture the main aspect of each
>scheme.

Good let's all switch to David's short names, since they are
descriptive and self-contained.

Best regards,
Arthur

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