<< I still don't understand why this (and like-minded print or FAX servers)
<< aren't addressed according to:
<< or even just
< Scaling. Your proposal makes every message go to thru one single machine,
< bringing it to it's knees. Now or tomorrow. Or yester- day.
Not hardly. Many implementations may force the messages to go through one
single machine, but that is not inherent in the address. AT&T Mail supports
a fax addressing scheme similar to that shown above, and it definitely does
NOT use a single machine to do its fax deliveries.