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diff --git a/developer b/developer
index 3dc414f51..7bb818285 100644
--- a/developer
+++ b/developer
@@ -10,8 +10,9 @@ Source Code Overview
The source is split at top level as follows:
content -- fetching, caching, and converting content
+css -- CSS parser and interfaces
desktop -- non-platform specific front-end
-render -- HTML and CSS processing and layout
+render -- HTML processing and layout
riscos -- RISC OS specific code
utils -- misc. useful functions
@@ -38,7 +39,20 @@ fetches, converts, and caches it if not present.
-render -- HTML and CSS processing and layout
+css -- CSS parser and interfaces
+CSS is tokenised by a flex-generated scanner (scanner.l), and then parsed into a
+memory representation by a lemon-generated parser (parser.y, ruleset.c).
+Styles are retrieved using css_get_style(). They can be cascaded by
+render -- HTML processing and layout
This is the process to render an HTML document:
@@ -66,7 +80,6 @@ parent node.
The box tree can then be rendered using each node's coordinates.
box.[ch] -- definition of the box tree, conversion from xml tree, normalising
-css* -- CSS parser and handler
html.[ch] -- interface to HTML processing
layout.[ch] -- layout engine