Re: [OVC-demo-team] Voting station integration

From: Anand Pillai <anand_pillai_at_fastmail_dot_fm>
Date: Thu Feb 19 2004 - 01:05:34 CST

Sure. This a good approach much better than trying
to define the GUI by just using an XML which was
what I was trying to do.

I think pygame allows you to do this with much
less code than an API like wxPython would have required.


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From: "John-Paul Gignac" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 00:32:45 -0500
Subject: Re: [OVC-demo-team] Voting station integration


On February 17, 2004 09:20 am, Anand Pillai wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong. But is this not a layering
> of the ballot mockup image over a GUI layout, pixel
> by pixel?

You are basically right. My thought is that the final system should
require both an image of the blank ballot, plus an XML file describing
all of the ballot data, with coordinates associating the data with the
image. This approach would avoid the complexities of automatic ballot
layout, overly flexible XML skinning descriptions, etc.


  Anand Pillai
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