more doc updates
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@@ -11,6 +11,12 @@
 [Eleventy]( static site generator (which is written in
 Node/JS) and deployed onto [Firebase Cloud Hosting](
+The Markdown is translated using a single extremely simple
+[Nunjucks]( [template](site/_templates/default.tmpl)
+and the site is served with a single basic
+[Sass/SCSS]( [stylesheet](site/_stylesheets/default.scss)
+(using the Node/NPM library version of Sass).
 Large objects (PDFs, big images, etc.) are stored in a
 [Google Cloud Storage]( bucket, indexed by
 SHA-1 checksums that are committed into this repo.
diff --git a/docs/ b/docs/
index f8fe2d8..3351e90 100644
--- a/docs/
+++ b/docs/
@@ -50,6 +50,8 @@
     $ ./npmw build
+    It should only take a few seconds to build out the website.
     (`npmw` is a simple wrapper around the version of `npm` that is bundled
     as part of this checkout.)