MV> For me "normal" netmail path is "deliver as close to the destination MV> as possible." Ever so often that is "direct". OK. Going to change then.
MV> TRACE is in integral part of the PING specification. Don't look at me, MV> I did not invent it. Trace is useful, but I never saw the need to make MV> it compulsory when one supports PING. But that is what the spec says.. MV> Oddly enough the system of the Lord Of The Pings does not support MV> TRACE... OK. I will find the way.