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The Annotated M[UMPS] Standards

The 2005 edition of Ed de Moel's book The Annotated M[UMPS] Standards is available on-line in interactive format.

The Annotated M[UMPS] Standards contains an updated version of Ed's older book M[UMPS] by Example. In the newer version, each example is hyperlinked with the corresponding sections of the various M[UMPS] standards. All M[UMPS] standards are included in this new book, the 1977, 1984, 1990 and 1995 versions, as well as the draft MDC version. This book contains the language standards as well as the various versions of Open M[UMPS] Interconnect, the Bindings to GKS and X-WindowTM and the M[UMPS] Windows Application Programmers' Interface.

A CD-ROM version is also available. This CD-ROM contains the hyper-text only version of the book and does not have an interactive search capability.

The CD-ROM retails for $49.95 plus applicable taxes, postage and handling (Maryland sales tax is $2.49, US shipping and handling is $5.00; please contact us by phone (781 646 0904) or e-mail for foreign orders and orders for multiple CDs). To purchase, please

Send a check for the appropriate amount to Jacquard Systems Research, 57 Magnolia Street, Arlington, MA 02474-8725.

M[UMPS] by Example

Both the printed books and the CD-ROMs are now sold out...

The examples are still on-line. The easiest way to get there is from the Annotated Standards pages.
Click on the above link to start, that link gives access to all the on-line standards. For many pages in the standards, there is a button labeled "examples" that leads to the examples for that part of the standard.

The old version of the "Examples" book is still available at: However, that version is no longer maintained.