[E-voting] Re: Re: a new voting system
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Fri May 18 15:24:49 IST 2007
On Thu 17 May 2007, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> > "ClearSoftware is a patent-pending method of writing,
> > producing, publishing, distributing, installing and running
> > software that ensures the total absence of any computing
> > tricks that could produce unwanted results.
> This is fundamentally incompatible with the laws of physics. Electronic
> components are simply too small and operate at too quick a time-scale
> for any level of surity.
That's a bit sweeping, surely
(as also is ClearSoftware's claim).
I don't see what the size of electronic components has to do with it.
I think the Laws of Common Sense rather than Physics
are more applicable in this case.
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