[E-voting] Source Code

David O'Callaghan david.ocallaghan at cs.tcd.ie
Sat Mar 20 14:12:59 GMT 2004


Dé Sath, 2004-03-20 ag 13:19, scríobh Mark Dennehy:
> Ref:[Aengus, Sat, 20/03/04 @ 13:07 -0000]
> > The point is that "hidden processing" done in a computer is no more
> > transparent for the average citizen when the software is "free software"
> > than when it is closed source.
> 
> The fact of the matter is that there is a practical limit to
> how open the process can be. Ballot boxes are not made from
> transparent perspex.

As an aside:Footage from the recent Spanish election showed ballot boxes
were made of just such a material.

David






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