The 2009 Report — Mon Oct 5 11:38:53 PDT 2009

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Federal Register Relaunches — Washington Post October 5, 2009
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Report to the GPO — Public.Resource.Org October 5, 2009
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Demonstration of XML to XHTML Conversion — Point.B Studio October 1, 2009
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Demonstration of XML to PDF Conversion — Point.B Studio September 1, 2009
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Letter of Congratulations to GPO — Public.Resource.Org August 11, 2009
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FOIA Response from Archives.Gov — Office of the Federal Register August 3, 2009
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Letter to the GPO — Public.Resource.Org July 30, 2009
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Letter from the GPO — Government Printing Office July 29, 2009
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Letter to the GPO — Public.Resource.Org July 14, 2009
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Letter to the National Archives — Public.Resource.Org July 14, 2009
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Letter to the White House — Public.Resource.Org July 14, 2009

The 2008 Report — Wed Sep 17 13:42:39 PDT 2008

Letter to the Public Printer of the United States
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To:
The Honorable Robert C. Tapella
Public Printer of the United States
Government Printing Office
732 North Capitol Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20401
Date:
September 17, 2008

Dear Mr. Tapella:

I am writing to you today for two purposes:

  • To purchase a copy of the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations.
  • To propose that you work with Public.Resource.Org to open source the remainder of your bulk electronic products.


The Government Business Model

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Traceback

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Bulk Access to Government Printing Office Data — Tim O'Reilly November 17, 2007


The 2007 Harvest Report — Fri Nov 16 09:32:59 PST 2007

http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
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GPO Access
DOCUMENT VITAL STATISTICS
Harvested Repository: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
Harvest Interface: WAISGate (Seriously!)
HTTP Repository: http://bulk.resource.org/gpo.gov/
BitTorrent Interface: http://torrent.resource.org/
Rsync Interface: rsync://rsync.resource.org/
FTP Interface: ftp://ftp.resource.org/
User-Agent: NCSA_Mosaic/2.6 (X11;IRIX 4.0.5F IP12)
Year Number of PDF Pages Congress
Federal Register Government Manual Congressional
Record
POTUS
Papers
Congressional
Bills
Congressional
Hearings
Public
Laws
1991 837 102
1992 2,402
1993 2,319 261,292 103
1994 2,325
1995 60,214 27,260 2,057 242,822 69,677 6,467 104
1996 62,694 27,395 2,357
1997 62,750 923 27,088 1,953 213,531 106,612 7,376 105
1998 66,251 940 28,833 2,350
1999 69,909 925 31,524 2,493 239,564 200,509 7,490 106
2000 63,863 753 27,538 3,114
2001 61,792 754 28,469 1,719 224,371 265,132 5,665 107
2002 70,177 758 23,828 2,371
2003 68,928 758 32,692 1,911 262,024 270,766 7,039 108
2004 73,322 742 26,168 1,269
2005 71,417 773 30,977 276,567 329,266 7,351 109
2006 68,294 764 24,282
2007 53,853 773 28,945 160,246 47,016 110
Non Serial-Based Collections * Factoids/Infonuggets
GAO Reports and Decisions 54,600 Total number of PDF pages 5,177,003
House and Senate Rules 36,568 Height of ≡ stack of books 971 feet
Congressional Prints 62,495 Size of Washington Monument 555 feet
Congressional Documents 98,655 gpo.gov/Washington Monument 174.90%
Congressional Reports 448,496 gpo.gov/Empire State Building 66.76%
House Journal 3,348
Annotated Constitution 5,701
* May contain some serials.