"Since August 2003, we have seen significant Linux adoption
taking place within many sectors of the US federal government.
Major accomplishments include deployment of a large interoperable
database project using LAMP, Justice Department XML standards,
establishment of a Government Open Source Community sponsored by
the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA), and organization of the
Government Open Code Collaborative.
"While many other projects and initiatives exist, this article
focuses primarily on standards-based thrusts into cooperation among
states and local governments..."