Tech Writer’s Lament

One of my five rules is that documentation should be useful. Some places where I’ve worked are over-thorough. Like this place:

If you follow the link, it’s in the upper right corner of the comic.

And if you want to learn more about usefulness, get the free article I mention on the right side of this web page.

PS—Normally I use “such as” when I give an example, but I used “like” at the end of that first paragraph because it’s not a place I worked at, just similar.