by rupe

What is WAX?

WAX is a version of that offers many of the same services as the PCS email utility. It's written in Python 1.5.2, with a substantial amount of code reused between the two systems. WAX uses WML Gen 0.01 to dynamically generate the WML necessary for output to the WAP client. WAX is divided into two programs,, and acts as a front-end to the system, providing a main menu which passes parameters to, which processes user requests. Certain features are available in WAX that aren't available in x@metro, due to space constraints.

If you'd like to check out WAX, but don't have a WAP capable cellphone, go to WapMore, and click on the WapEmulator link in the right hand box. WAX is located at


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