CFD: Content-Free Documentation

Have you ever been using a high tech product or software application, and ran across a command or prompt which you did not know, went to the help, and found a help entry, but that entry actually tells you nothing? For example, you see a menu called “XXX” and you wonder what it does, so you go to the help or the manual, and look it up. The entry says (and I quote) “In order to XXX select the XXX Menu.” This is Content Free Documentation. Continue reading