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kevin lyda writes:
> On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 11:14:06PM +0100, Enda wrote:
> > Take for instance the 50M spent on eVoting, the risk of them not working as
> > has been proven is mitigated by the fact that the eVoting hardware platform
> > can be used in a working solution, and that the bulk of the 50M isn't
> > entirely wasted.
>> wow. that's amazing reasoning.
>> 1. of the 50m, how much was hardware?
> 2. isn't the hardware specific to that solution?
> 3. wasn't the fact that the hardware wasn't secure a factor in the
Well, I suppose the 10 or so off-the-shelf PC systems running Windows
that were to be used for running the counting software can always be
reformatted, so there's about 5 grand back right there ;)
The Nedap custom hardware, which run an embedded version of HP/UX, might
be a *little* trickier to repurpose, though.
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