Re: Consensus of the OVC

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 11:27:18 CDT

Karl,

> Other excellent topics to study that are relevant to voting systems are
> capability based operating systems, self-healing hardware, and DNA based
> biometric identifiers. ....
>
No. They aren't topics to study for a voting project. These are clearly
beyond the scope of the project.

> But we aren't going to study those because we know
> that they would not be productive topics in the critical near (2 year)
> term.
>
No. They aren't topics to study for a voting project. These are clearly
beyond the scope of the project.

Full-faced v paginated ballots is something discussed briefly in Henry
Brady's 2001 Counting All The Votes paper. U of Maryland is doing study on
voting interfaces. They may have done some work on this topic already.

Alan D.
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