USPTO Releases Draft Strategic Plan 2007-2012
The USPTO just released their next five year strategic plan. Among the many initiatives mentioned is the Open Source as Prior Art project. Note that the osapa.org [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/priorart/] initiative is PAT 20 in the plan. A summary with more information can be found on the USPTO web site at the link provided below.
USPTO Draft Strategic Plan 2007-2012