[LINK] Senate cheatsheet (personalised how-to-vote card) generator
rw at firstpr.com.au
Fri Aug 20 15:00:53 AEST 2010
A friend pointed me to this site, which makes it easy to reliably vote
for senators, below the line, on an individual basis:
I could drag candidates by party into whatever order I liked, and then
drag individual candidates as desired - including my least favourite
senator to the bottom. It can generate a one page or multi-page PDF
to print and use as a cheatsheet in the polling booth.
would not be usable for blind people. It automatically stores the
current order as a URL, even if all the selections are not yet
complete. This can be bookmarked - or emailed.
This is the work of Cameron McCormack. A little Googling found this
Cameron McCormack is a postgraduate student at Monash
University in Melbourne, Australia, where he is
undertaking his PhD. His thesis relates to adaptive
layout of diagrams, and he has worked on an extension
to SVG to allow expressions as attribute values. He
also is an invited expert on the SVG Working Group.
Cameron has been a committer since 2004, and has
contributed code mostly related to SMIL animation and
upcoming SVG 1.2 support.
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