Re: Re: [OVC-demo-team] Publicity for the demo

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Wed Mar 24 2004 - 09:07:18 CST

Yes, Laird just woke me up (6:45 am here) to tell me about it.
http://slashdot.org

Even got a few PayPal contributions from here and there (one from Norway!).

Thanks again, David.

Alan D.

> And so the thousands of lame comments and opinions without actually
*reading*
> the article commence... Good job David, at any rate. Excellent write-up.
>
> Eron
>
> On Tuesday 23 March 2004 9:21 pm, David Mertz wrote:
> > I just posted an announcement of our demo to the slashdot queue. I
> > briefly summarized the project, and gave links the Alan's wonderful
> > official announcement, to OVC, and to EVM2003. If slashdot runs it,
> > that's a lot of hits to the various links, and a lot of press.
> >
> > However, I haven't had such good luck posting EVM stories in the past.
> > Certainly, given its volume, /. probably reject 95% of submissions; so
> > I don't take it *that* personally. Still, it would be nice to have
> > this there. On those lines, perhaps a few other list members with /.
> > accounts might also try posting announcements. Not verbatim the same
> > as mine (which I don't copy here anyway); but if the moderators see
> > several similar submissions, they may better appreciate the timeliness
> > of the story (I don't care which version they accept; I just want them
> > to post one).
> >
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