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No, I'm not a fax machine...

Rob Rosenberger, Vmyths co-founder
Monday, 25 October 1999

A TYPO APPEARED on both NIST's website and in the Federal Register concerning the CSSPAB call for nominations. The verbatim text (error underlined):

Please submit nominations to Edward Roback, CSSPAB Secretary, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, M.S. 8930, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930. Nominations may also be submitted via fax to 301-948-2733, Attn: CSSPAB Nominations.

A visitor to this website discovered the "fax" number rings on someone's desk, so I phoned Roback's office for clarification. CSSPAB didn't know about the typo, according to a staffer. Fax nominations should instead go to (301) 926-2733.

Ah well, these things sometimes happen. Little things like this can put a smile on an otherwise typical afternoon...