I've brought this up twice on this list.
The last time I brought it up I was assured (didn't keep message) by
someone who said (I think) that he had seen the source code and was
So that's all right then...
I have a link to the company's web-site:
http://www.election.nl/bizx_html/IVS-IE/ given me by a UL student who
did some research on the subject.
I am amazed at the degree of trust people have in the powers that be in
respect of this issue. As Ronald Reagan said on a different topic,
"trust but verify". At present only the first of the two verbs are
On Mon, 2003-05-26 at 08:37, P at draigBrady.com wrote:
> summary is it's 200K lines of code on windows and is Microsoft
> access based, and the government don't even have the source.
>http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/05/25/0320259&mode=thread&tid=185>> On a general note why do the government continue
> to give large contracts to international companies?
> (who don't do a good job IMHO (look at pulse (garda) for e.g.)).
> What about supporting Irish companies for a change
> (lincor would be a good choice in this case IMHO).
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