Re: [OVC-demo-team] Re: Please test the RII

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Mon Mar 08 2004 - 14:08:38 CST

Troy,

> I'm almost embarrassed, I did it during a test run, before I documented
> the steps I took. I typed in "Pee Wee Herman" very quickly, and it
> took what seemed like a full minute to say each letter back. The
> confirmation was painfully slow, as well. Instead of confirming
> afterward, you could just have it say "You selected a write-in
> candidate."
>
> But I'll admit, I'm an impatient sort...
>
I doubt we're going to come up with a quick way to do write-ins for the RII.
Just how painful was it? I'll try it out. Maybe we can make it a little
quicker--perhaps by cutting empty space from the wav files. Cory, are you
listening?

> And before I get lots of jibes off-list, no, I would never vote for Pee
> Wee Herman for Senator. Unless he was running against Conan the
> Barbarian.
>
FWIW, I'm NOT saying I would vote for Pee Wee either, but he HAS SHOWN
greater intelligence than many office holders. And he has significantly
less baggage than many. So, I might consider voting for him if he decides
to run for office.

Alan D.

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