The Orange Book defines CD-Recordable discs with multisession capability. Part I defines CD-MO (Magneto Optical) rewritable discs; Part II defines CD-WO (Write Once) discs; Part III defines CD-RW (Rewritable) discs. All three parts contain the following sections :

  • Disc specification for unrecorded and recorded discs.
  • Pre-groove modulation
  • Data organisation including linking
  • MultiSession and hybrid discs
  • Recommendations for measurement of reflectivity, power control etc.

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Orange Book

Subtitle: Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaulations
Summary: The Orange Book, is the Food and Drug Administration's publication of all drugs, over the counter, perscription, or otherwise that have bee released for use in the United States.

The Orange Book can be purchased if you feel inclined, or you can simply search the Orange Book at:

Oracle the = O = oriental food

Orange Book n.

The U.S. Government's (now obsolete) standards document "Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria, DOD standard 5200.28-STD, December, 1985" which characterize secure computing architectures and defines levels A1 (most secure) through D (least). Modern Unixes are roughly C2. See also crayola books, book titles.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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