The Ankur Bangla Project's Developer Guide was orginally a part of the Bangla in GNU/Linux Howto. However, this particular article tends to be much larger and more extensive, and, hence, is written as a seperate Guide.

The main purpose of the document is to be a Guide for new volunteers interested in developing for the Ankur Project. It is in no way exhaustive, and volunteers are encouraged to make queries at the various mailing lists of the Project.

Throughout the document. the author assumes that the reader has already gone through the User's Guide.

The document is Free (as in Free Speech), and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is located at

The author is grateful to all the members of the Ankur Project (and it's font wing - the Free Bangla Fonts Project (FBF) for enthusiastically working on the Project (when they should have been studying or sleeping).