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Subject: Re: How to get them to manufacture for us: An idea and a draft
From: Joseph Jones (
Date: 2004-03-22

David H. Straayer wrote:
> 5. Be prepared to send them prototypes and manufactured units to
> these developers. They have been spending money out of their
> own pocket to buy products; they will be delighted to get
> “freebies” in exchange for their efforts. Believe me, this will
> cost a whole lot less than hiring software teams for pay.
> In short
> This is a great way to get profitable and innovative products to
> the market and the bottom line. All you sacrifice is the
> proprietary nature of the products, but that has already been
> typically “owned” by the overseas design teams anyway.

Perhaps some companies would like to see Rockbox ported to existing systems.


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