WASTE is a software product and protocol that enables secure distributed communication for small (on the order of 10-50 nodes) trusted groups of users.

WASTE is designed to enable small companies and small teams within larger companies to easily communicate and collaborate in a secure and efficient fashion, independent of physical network topology.”

WASTE also seems to have created a permanent rift between programmer Justin Frankel (one of the authors of WinAmp and his employer Nullsoft (owned by AOL Time Warner) who pulled it. Here is my mirror of WASTE

4 Replies to “WASTE”

  1. When you say “imported” what do you mean – you mean you want to use it as a tool from VS.Net or that you want to compile it under VS.Net. Did you try it? What happened?

  2. Well I was trying to get it to compile correctly under VS.Net, I finally did after I grabbed a newer version from the sourceforge waste site and hacked it a bit. Wish i knew C++, stupid VB.NET.

  3. Yeah, I think VB is a dead language now. Microsoft are making a brave show of supporting it but I think they’d rather everyone wrote C# and so would I. C and C++ retain their virtues of speed and large established code bases and techniques but VB now it is all OO has got nothing over C# surely?

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