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Blue Book

(publication)
Informal name for one of the four standard references on the page-layout and graphics-control language PostScript. The other three official guides are known as the Green Book, the Red Book, and the White Book.

["PostScript Language Tutorial and Cookbook", Adobe Systems, Addison-Wesley 1985, (ISBN 0-201-10179-3)].

Blue Book

(publication)
Informal name for one of the three standard references on Smalltalk. This book also has green and red siblings.

["Smalltalk-80: The Language and its Implementation", David Robson, Addison-Wesley 1983, (ISBN 0-201-11371-63)].

Blue Book

(publication)
Any of the 1988 standards issued by the ITU-T's ninth plenary assembly. These include, among other things, the X.400 electronic mail specification and the Group 1 through 4 fax standards.

See also book titles.
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We are seeing a good pace of new devices hit the market and devices being discontinued, and the Blue Book provides an accurate view of what devices and features are currently available to consumers," said David Adams, CEO of Mobile Research.
The Pacific Northwest Blue Book will cover Seattle, Washington, and the Portland, Oregon regions, and the first print edition will be delivered - free of charge - to all industry decision-makers in January 2002.