[sarex] Re: Packet and Crossband repeater

Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR] kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov
Tue May 22 10:00:07 PDT 2007

It still has a small hole if you have a dynamic IP system and every time
it changes, you can vote again. I wish the site just permitted members
to vote once. 

Kenneth - N5VHO

-----Original Message-----
From: Gregg Wonderly [mailto:w5ggw at cox.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:56 AM
To: Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]
Cc: sarex at AMSAT.Org
Subject: Re: [sarex] Re: Packet and Crossband repeater

Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR] wrote:
> I tested the system to verify the validity of the poll and voted a few

> dozen times during my check. It is not the honest hams that concern
> It is the one person that voted 700 times trying to sway opinion. 

So the from IP address is recorded as part of the HTTP transaction for
each form
  submission.  Thus, the results reporting could, in fact just take the
last vote for each IP address and report such results.  Thus, it
wouldn't have to complain about duplicates.  But, if you voted
repeatedly and saw the numbers changing per your voting attempts, then
it's clearly not configured to be smart about taking votes only once for
each IP address.

Gregg Wonderly

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