On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 06:26:44PM +0100, Sean O'Donnell wrote:
> In all fairness , this is an interim report, more than anything else
> the report (which is quite short) simply says that they do not feel
> they have had enough time to test to be confident the system should be
> used in the next elections.
They found and documented examples of actual bugs and said that the
"hardened" PC's were "very easy" to compromise. Th eexecutive summary
may have been terse, but the report did a lot more than you suggest.
> They did'nt make any definate call on
> wheather or no the system should be used.
Th terms of reference for the commission were altered on the 9th of
March to state that the commission should advise on the application
or non-application of the system (wether to use it or not) and it
said it was unable to recommend it's use. That's a clear recommendation
for non-use in my book.
> Although they do seem to be leaning against it in its current form.
> They are waiting for their legal status to be resolved before
> publishing their full report.
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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