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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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Germany was being rehabilitated after World War I by the Allies, and the Blue Book had become an "embarrassment" as it "painted the European in too poor light".
Because the Blue Book is GFOA's oldest and most important single publication, the release of a new GAAFR is clearly an event in its own right.
The draft blue book praises the positive developments in easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following the historic inter-Korean summit last June, but emphasizes there were no remarkable changes seen in North Korea's isolationist system.
The Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards recognize automobile manufacturers' successes in fostering and retaining brand attributes that customers appreciate and pay attention to when considering the purchase of a new vehicle.
As of now, we have not seen names of high-ranking police officials (in the blue book), only PNCOs (police noncommissioned officers), HPG spokesperson Supt.
The limitations of the printed Blue Book, however, are visible from the very beginning.
In the first printing, it was discovered that some of the information contained in the Blue Book was either incomplete or incorrect, McCarthy said.
Last year, the DED issued the "Blue Book" to regulate the relationship between retailers and customers in four main areas: invoices, warranties, exchanges and refund policies and repairs
New car and used car information provider Kelley Blue Book announced on Tuesday the launch of Quick Values, http://www.quickvalues.com, a solution that delivers new- and used-car values to banks, insurance companies, governmental agencies and auto dealers in a self-service model.
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Kelly Blue Book Announces Winners Of 2009 Best Resale Value Awards
In addition to FleetSeek, TTS currently produces eight major database/directory products, including "National Motor Carrier Directory," "Private Fleet Directory," "Canadian Motor Carrier Directory," "Mexican Motor Carrier Directory," "Owner-Operator Directory," "Blue Book of Trucking Companies," "Motor Carrier Routing Directory" and "National Truck Dealer Directory." TTS will become a part of Prism's Auto/Truck group, a division whose current product brands include "American Trucker," "Bulk Transporter," "Fleet Owner," "Refrigerated Transporter," "Trailer Body Builders," "Truck Blue Book," "Ward's Auto World," "Ward's Dealer Business" and related conferences and trade shows.