[Fsfe-ie] perspective on e-voting
s_fsfeurope2 at nedprod.com
Sun Feb 29 03:40:23 CET 2004
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On 28 Feb 2004 at 11:28, Ian Clarke wrote:
> I think we need to acknowledge that by far the most important and most
> easily justifiable requirement is the verifiable paper audit.
> My concern is that any additional demands (such as opening the
> sourcecode) which IMHO is justifiable, but far less justifiable
> than the paper trail, may detract from our ability to achieve
> the primary goal.
Personally I can't see much use for a paper trail if the source is
fully open. However since it's unlikely the source would be made open
(breach of contract or an expensive renegotiation), a paper trail is
better than nothing.
At least they're better than Diebold machines anyway! ;) - though why
we didn't just buy the Australian ones is beyond me (I'm guessing EU
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