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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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To celebrate 100 years of service to the industry, The Graphic Arts BlueBook series of directories has itself undergone a transformation, becoming even larger and easier to use.
With economic pressures squeezing margins, printers are seeking ways to reduce production costs," says Graphic Arts BlueBook Publisher John Bold.
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.
Most legal scholars and writing professionals agree that The Bluebook is America's definitive style guide, like it or not.