Re: Printers Revisited

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 24 2004 - 10:36:48 CDT

Karl,

> The more I think about the printer issue the more I am convinced that
> laser printers have drawbacks (such as the power drain issue) that make
> them not just a poor choice but actually unacceptable, no matter how many
> other good attributes they may have.
>
We're not in a position to rule in/out lasers or inkjets. Polling place
conditions need study. I used to vote at a fire station where they had
secure power. Your objections about power conditions would be irrelevant
there. Our system will have a list of printers with which it will be
certified for use. It will be up to the locals what they want to use.

Alan D.
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