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Re: [school-discuss] License for an open-source voting system?
I thought that was "My way, your way and the right way are mutually
Oh wait. That was in discussions with my teenager :-)
On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 13:17 -0700, Bill Ries-Knight wrote:
> And I rest my arguments. I am sure there is a THIRD view out there.
> I always say...
> There are three ways to see an object/issue. My way. Your way. The
> way it really is.
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 12:06 PM, James P. Kinney III
> <jkinney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 06:47 -0700, Bill Ries-Knight wrote:
> > The concern is the possibility, with open source code, that
> a pre zero
> > day flaw is discovered and manipulated in some fashion. I
> do suggest
> > that the more restrictive the views, the less likely the bad
> hats of
> > hacking will meet up with the bad hats of politics and run
> > nefarious scheme. You are right in that open source offers
> > transparency, but it also opens up that other world.
> The existence of a (pre)zero-day exploit is not enhanced by
> fully-auditable code. Bear in mind that the proposal is to use
> touchscreen that produces _THE_ hardcopy ballot that is the
> "ballot of record". The airgap between candidate choosing and
> counting ensure that any flaws are isolated and can be
> accounted for and solved.
> Bill Ries-Knight
> Stockton, CA
> SaveStockton.org Just make it better!
> Read The Mayors Blog at http://savestockton.org/blog/mayor
> Why you have the wrong view. http://savestockton.org/chicken.html
> Respect the process, Vote.
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