Re: [OVC-demo-team] BRP status report

From: Eron Lloyd <elloyd_at_lancaster_dot_lib_dot_pa_dot_us>
Date: Tue Mar 16 2004 - 12:26:12 CST

Jan,

Thanks... I must've misunderstood how this happens. I didn't think this was
necessary for decoding. Works fine now.

Eron

On Tuesday 16 March 2004 5:02 am, Jan Karrman wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Eron Lloyd wrote:
> > The problem I have is any of the barcode strings I try to use cause an
> > IndexError in getxml.py, whereas the sample I have from Jan does work.
> > I'm
>
> You probably omitted the obscuring part that I mentioned here:
>
> http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/OVC-Demo/0240.html
>
> namely this:
>
> digits = votes2digits('b-something.xml')
> print digits2votes(digits[:4] + obscure(digits[:4], digits[4:]))
>
> When a barcode is generated, the number goes through a simple obscuring
> since the barcode will be visible, and it shouldn't be possible to
> recognize patterns in the barcode.
>
> /Jan
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