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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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For those of you who have Bluebook nightmares, the proposed amendments elevate the Florida Style Manual above The Bluebook as the go-to source for citation forms not appearing in the rule.
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, first published in 1926, was released in its 20th edition in summer 2015.
Most legal scholars and writing professionals agree that The Bluebook is America's definitive style guide, like it or not.
The Bluebook contains three major parts: 1) The "Bluepages," first introduced in the 18th edition and considerably overhauled in the 20th edition, (10) are a how-to guide for basic citation; 2) the "Whitepages," spanning 174 pages, are the meat of its citation system and contain the style rules for citing a broader range of sources; and 3) the tables, which are used in conjunction with the rules.
Each new edition of The Bluebook is heralded in with a list of the significant rule changes, so you can quickly see what's new.