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Re: Secret votes HOWTO

>>"Raul" == Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:

 Raul> On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 02:10:49PM -0700, lantz moore wrote:
 >> sure, the ballot is signed, however, the "password" can be anything the
 >> person wants, including their own name/email or someone else's name/email.
 >> i was just pointing out that if someone does use someone else's name/email
 >> as their password, temporary confusion will ensue.

 Raul> I'm not sure this problem is worth solving.

	It is simple enough. If the passowrd string is missing, then
 the advertised default could be to put the gpg id as the password.
 The user supplied string is not allowed to have a `@` char..

	In this case, would we still need the hash?

 23415  seq-n0-12:user-string-EDF34
 12534  seq-n0-13:user-string-srivasta@debian.org
 34629  seq-no-14:user-string-EDF34
 23514  seq-no-15:user-string-this_is_may_life
 23514  seq-no-16:user-string-srivasta

	The seq number disambiguates the user provided string. The
 names of all who voted shall be presented in alphabetical order. 

	What's the objection to this proposal? (we can randomize how
 the sequence number alloted is related to the alphabetical order of
 voter or the order in which mail was received)

 "Americans like to talk about (or be told about) Democracy but, when
 put to the test, usually find it to be an 'inconvenience.'  We have
 opted instead for an authoritarian system *disguised* as a Democracy.
 We pay through the nose for an enormous joke-of-a-government, let it
 push us around, and then wonder how all those assholes got in there."
 Frank Zappa
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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