Re: OpenTest Protocol

From: Jim Tobias <tobias_at_inclusive_dot_com>
Date: Sat May 16 2009 - 11:00:45 CDT

I would add specifics about how subjects with disabilities were to be
recruited, including the distribution and number of each impairment.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Dechert [mailto:dechert@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2009 11:42 AM
> To: Open Voting Consortium discussion list
> Subject: [OVC-discuss] OpenTest Protocol
>
> We are going to try to establish a federally accredited test
> lab in California.
>
> I am working on an estimate of time and resources needed to
> get established.
> Here are some documents I found.
>
> http://ts.nist.gov/Standards/Accreditation/upload/NIST-HB-150-
> 22-2008.pdf
>
> note that it says,
>
> "VSTLs are required to meet the requirements in NIST Handbook 150, the
> VSS-2002 with HAVA requirements, VVSG-2005, and any other
> criteria deemed necessary by the EAC. VSTLs should be
> familiar with the election and voting communities including
> the National Association of State Election Directors
> (NASED) and the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)."
>
> Here's the Handbook 150:
>
> http://ts.nist.gov/Standards/Accreditation/upload/nist-handboo
> k-150.pdf
>
> This lab would be the first to follow the OpenTest Protocol,
> which means,
>
> - All documentation published, including specifications,
> source code, test specifications, test plans, and test cases
>
> - Results from executed test cases published
>
> - Public invited to participate in testing
>
> - External testing encouraged and reports noted
>
> >From some earlier verbiage regarding OVC Listed criteria,
> more on what
> >to
> publish (via Internet):
>
> - Full source code for each voting-specific component of
> system, including make files, header files, and configuration
> files, and any other file needed to build a complete version
> of the system
>
> Listing of hardware and software components of system and
> their version identifiers.
>
> What else?
>
> Alan D.
>
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