Re: Palo Alto CA Meeting Agenda July 31 3pm PDT

From: Matt Shomphe <mshomphe_at_comcast_dot_net>
Date: Wed Jul 30 2003 - 11:55:29 CDT

> We need a development (code) lead. The development team also needs to get
> cracking!
>
Matteo and Anand both have Python-specifc websites, which seems to indicate
some level of expertise with Python.

Jack might be a good candidate since he is a local and UC affiliated.

Then, of course, you went ahead and delivered the first code for the
project.

Any nominations?

> Matt
> On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 09:40:40 -0700, Alan Dechert <adechert@earthlink.net>
> wrote:
>
> > Here are a few topics that come to mind. Even though most of you won't
> > be
> > there, input from all of you is welcome regarding what we need to talk
> > about. So far, I think it will be Alan, Ed, Arthur, and Adrianne in
> > attendance. I have Cc'd David Dill in case he can make it. If anyone
> > else
> > wants to join the meeting by phone, please let us know right away.
> >
> > I. Who we are and our roles.
> >
> > Adrianne Yu Wang -- Team Lead
> > Alan, Doug, Arthur -- mainly advisors
> > Van and Ed -- Documentation and some coding
> > David Mertz -- Analysis, Advocacy, Advice, FEC rules analysis, some
> > coding
> > Jay and Ben -- Help with hardware/software issues, especially bar code
> >
> > Mainly coders:
> > Jack
> > Matt
> > Matteo
> > Anand
> >
> > Dennis - lurker, mainly
> >
> > II. Requirements and Specification
> > - Format
> > - Location
> > - Sources
> > - Procedure for update
> >
> > III. Sourceforge.net status report
> > - Code should be public or private for now?
> > - Administration issues (who does what besides Adrianne)
> >
> > IV. Mailing List
> > - Several people should have the ability to add/remove people without
> > debate, namely, Alan, Arthur, Doug, and Adrianne. Others make
> > suggestions.
> > Agree/disagree?
> > - Back up administration? Currently Arthur is sole owner of this role.
> >
> > V. Timeline (PERT chart)
> > - Let's lay out all the tasks in their logical order
> >
> > VI. Location/time of demo/Press Conference
> > - Somewhere in Silicon Valley for Press Conference
> > - Title: "Silicon Valley Computer Scientists Team Up to Develop Free
> > Voting
> > Machine (assited by others around the U.S. -- Europe too)"
> > - Also set up demo in State Capital Building
> >
> > VII. Voting Demo Hardware set up -- construction
> > - enclosure for PC
> > - Cradle (wood?) for monitor
> > - Bar code scanner (I think it's essential that we show how a blind
voter
> > can verify the ballot without compromising secrecy).
> >
> > What else??
> >
> >
> > -- Alan Dechert
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
Received on Wed, 30 Jul 2003 09:55:29 -0700

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