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I am currently based in London, and am a passive observer. I have a general interest in getting more Asian involvement in the project.
  
== Outreach to China/India? ==
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== Asia ==
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Active Contributors:
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! Name
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! Role
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! Country
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|[[Michael Martin]]
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|Developer
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|Japan
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|Katayama Hirofumi
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|Patch contributor
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|Japan
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|[[User:MfldElton | Elton Chung]]
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|Translator, Tester
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|Hong Kong
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|JP Tomoya
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|Translator, Tester
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|Japan
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|[[User:Samuel1991|Samuel Lee]]
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|Translator, Tester
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|Singapore
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Reaching out to China and India is desirable. Populations there tend to have strong sense of national pride and would readily explore any means to make themselves independent of anything perceived to be foreign imports/help (read: Microsoft, United States).  
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== Getting capital through affiliate sales ==
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Basically, ask users what brand of computers they intend to buy over the next few months, sign up for the appropriate affiliate programme, profit.
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http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/topics/topic.aspx/emea/topics/affiliates/home?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs&~section=002
  
Potential synergies between China's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godson#Loongson_3 Loongson 3], a MIPS CPU that can emulate x86, and a MIPS port of ReactOS that can pass x86-compiled applications to the Loongson should also not be overlooked.
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Discuss with the web team about placing an image banner on the front page, whose link is dependent on where the user is connecting from.
  
To do this however, we need translators. Seems also that devs want to get a stable product first before expanding reach. Sigh.
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Wine has an affiliate link with Amazon, see http://winehq.org/site/contributing#wpf . We should use an affiliate link to sell copies of Russinovich's and Ionescu's book
  
== Getting capital through affiliate sales ==
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== Provisional articles ==
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[[User:Lone_Rifle/kjk on ws2‎]]
  
Basically, ask users what brand of computers they intend to buy over the next few months, sign up for the appropriate affiliate programme, profit.
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[[User:Lone_Rifle/GDI_Function_Implementation_Guidelines]]
  
Information now public in forum. May work together with Elledan (Maya-sama/hackkitten) such that said link gets put into proposed ReactOS Web Store. May discourage ppl due to inconvenience, but if ppl do do it, they may want to buy other ReactOS paraphenelia.
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[[User:Lone_Rifle/Page_Replacement_Policy]]

Latest revision as of 16:24, 6 May 2010

I am currently based in London, and am a passive observer. I have a general interest in getting more Asian involvement in the project.

Asia

Active Contributors:

Name Role Country
Michael Martin Developer Japan
Katayama Hirofumi Patch contributor Japan
Elton Chung Translator, Tester Hong Kong
JP Tomoya Translator, Tester Japan
Samuel Lee Translator, Tester Singapore

Getting capital through affiliate sales

Basically, ask users what brand of computers they intend to buy over the next few months, sign up for the appropriate affiliate programme, profit.

http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/topics/topic.aspx/emea/topics/affiliates/home?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs&~section=002

Discuss with the web team about placing an image banner on the front page, whose link is dependent on where the user is connecting from.

Wine has an affiliate link with Amazon, see http://winehq.org/site/contributing#wpf . We should use an affiliate link to sell copies of Russinovich's and Ionescu's book

Provisional articles

User:Lone_Rifle/kjk on ws2‎

User:Lone_Rifle/GDI_Function_Implementation_Guidelines

User:Lone_Rifle/Page_Replacement_Policy