Re: [OVC-demo-team] BRP Mockups

From: Eron Lloyd <elloyd_at_lancaster_dot_lib_dot_pa_dot_us>
Date: Fri Feb 27 2004 - 15:40:47 CST

Hi Arnold,

On Friday 27 February 2004 5:07 am, Arnold Urken wrote:
> Eron,
> The forms look very good indeed! A question about workflow: when you
> count paper ballots, shouldn't the form include a place to count each
> type of paper ballot (i.e., spoiled, blank/other, etc)? I guess I don't
> understand the significance of the sequence in which the forms are
> presented.

For the paper ballot count, that's all it is: a raw count of the number of
print-outs. They won't be inspected or anything at this point (as I
understand the Wiki).

> If the papers are shuffled, there should be a way of counting
> the different types of ballots as they come up unless you are presuming
> that they are sorted into types first and then counted.

Hmm, perhaps Alan can add to this...

> Also, Doug
> Jones and I talked about having witnesses verify the beginning and end
> of each step in the counting process (e.g., paper ballot manual
> count)--along with a time-stamp. This would provide a better audit
> trail.

An interesting idea, definitely. I could easily do something like this. Also,
I can have the application log all activity, and timestamp each step along
the way.

> I am not a developer, so it is easy for me to suggest these ideas and it
> may be that this is all too much for the demo.

These questions and ideas are great. It's no problem for me to do, just a
decision of the team whether or not we need that much detail right now.



Eron Lloyd
Technology Coordinator
Lancaster County Library
Phone: 717-239-2116
Fax: 717-394-3083
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