Open Source Software Use in State and Local Government


Tom Adelstein. a Linux consultant in Dallas, Texas, has written a three part series in Linux Journal on the state of OSS in state and local government.

This is pretty comprehensive look at open source issues in state and local government. There's considerable analysis of the recent legislative attempts to drive OSS use. Tom is a Texan and he's spent some time looking at the state of open source in Texas government and offers Houston as an example of a place where OSS is working. The last part is mostly about OSS usage in schools and offers a good set of resources.