Re: Barcode Vocalization Application

From: Alan Dechert <adechert_at_earthlink_dot_net>
Date: Tue Oct 07 2003 - 06:08:42 CDT


> Talking about the obfuscation, I realized that it is not good
> as it is. It will be very easy to recognize bar codes on ballots
> with all votes blank. If the ballot number is abcd, then the
> bar code number will be abcdabcdabcdabcdabcdabcdabcdabcdabcdabcd
> (plus the additional start/stop/checksum) i.e. a repeating pattern.
I don't think we need to worry about this. All votes blank is not a valid
ballot. The obfuscation routine we have now will be fine for the demo.
This issue will be revisited for the production software development.

Alan D.
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