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Originally posted by Arjun Shastry: Developing software tools for Indian market will also help.Many medium scale Indian vendors don't have legacy systems.Developing cheaper web solutions/tools for them would be beneficial.
I strongly agree with you. I feel that we should develop some native frameworks/libraries and so on. Till date all what we work with are innovated else where. When are we going to have some Indian branded frameworks/tools/products that is famous world wide?
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As Vishal says there are many.and many Indian clients too use them.Developing tools/software is not country specific.As far as Indian clients are concerned developing multilingual applications/tools is one way.With global recession already started,cheaper open source applications and their support will be much in demand.
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