Re: [OVC-demo-team] BRP update

From: Fred McLain <mclain_at_zipcon_dot_net>
Date: Fri Mar 05 2004 - 11:54:03 CST

Excellent. I'll be able to take a look at this this evening (PDT).


On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 07:49, Eron Lloyd wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to submit and report the latest updates to the BRP system. The latest
> module is attached. I've begun hardwiring the logic and interaction stuff
> onto the UI. Pages 1 and 2 are complete. You can follow the progress at
> I have a *very simple* authentication system in place, using a text file for
> the ACL. Attached is my test ACL. An operator and two witnesses much
> authenticate to run the BRP.
> I plan to have everything completed this week, and am pushing hard knowing
> that I'm already behind schedule due to life and work this week so far.
> Regarding what I need assistance with:
> I have no problem tackling a majority of this, except for when handing the
> ballots. I really haven't had a chance to examine the existing XML I/O API
> yet, only having put code stubs in place in my code thus far. If someone
> could simply summarize the API, that will help save me time. What would be
> *extremely* helpful would be a collection of sample ballot.xml files, all
> with randomly different values that I can test through the BRP.
> I also need to know how the BRP will load the vote machine ballot files.
> Should I have it just point to a path, assuming it will be a CD-ROM at some
> point?
> I have some other stuff I can't think of right now (this week has been very
> busy at work), but I'll post as stuff comes up. Take a look at the code and
> snapshots and let's continue the discussion on refinement.
> Take care,
> Eron
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