I have not been a big fan of the online help in the IDL 7.0 Workbench, but one feature I have been using regularly is the “Send us a comment on this topic” link at the bottom of every help page. Now I click it for every problem in the documentation I see. It doesn’t have the same immediate effect that a Wiki would, but it has a similar feel when I get the response back that it’s fixed and I will see it in the next version. Hopefully, others are doing the same (hint, hint).
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