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These are the results of the votes. The first column shows the total number of points for a feature. This includes the negative votes, which are mentioned in parenthesis.

The "voters" column shows the number people who voted for this feature and the number of voters that voted against this feature (with a minus sign). Thus this ignores the number of points someone has given.

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   points    voters   feature
1 180   48   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 137 (-11)  50 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
3 108 (-20)  51 -6  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
4 95 (-4)  25 -1  improve folding
5 92 (-1)  28 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
6 91 (-6)  32 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 82   42   add more and better omni completion plugins
8 81   37   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 71 (-2)  13 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
10 67 (-3)  30 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 61 (-9)  32 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
12 60 (-5)  21 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
13 49   14   improve on-the-fly spell checking
14 47   22   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 46   11   improve completion on the command line
16 46   22   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
17 44   20   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
18 43   20   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
19 40   17   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
20 39 (-1)  16 -1  improve the startup speed
21 35 (-2)  15 -2  add encryption for the swapfile
22 35 (-13)  26 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
23 31 (-4)  9 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
24 29   12   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
25 29   18   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
26 29   11   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
27 28 (-2)  20 -1  improve the Python interface
28 27   14   improve completion in Insert mode
29 26   15   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
30 26 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
31 25 (-4)  13 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
32 24 (-9)  15 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
33 24   8   improve the performance of reading and writing files
34 23 (-1)  16 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
35 23 (-9)  10 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
36 22   10   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
37 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
38 21   8   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
39 20   6   improve the quickfix commands
40 17 (-1)  9 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
41 17   8   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
42 17 (-10)  11 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
43 15 (-4)  6 -1  add file locking
44 15   6   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
45 14 (-5)  6 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
46 13 (-4)  8 -2  improve the Ruby interface
47 13   8   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
48 12   6   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
49 11 (-4)  8 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
50 11   6   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
51 11   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
52 11   3   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
53 10   5   improve the support for GTK
54 9   5   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
55 9   5   improve the Perl interface
56 8   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
57 7 (-4)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
58 6 (-12)  8 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
59 4 (-2)  3 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
60 4   1   improve the OLE interface
61 4 (-9)  8 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
62 4   4   improve the Cscope interface
63 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
64 3 (-8)  4 -3  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
65 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
66 2 (-1)  3 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
67 1   1   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
68 1 (-7)  4 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
69 0 (-2)  1 -1  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
70 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
71 -3 (-5)  1 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -7 (-7)  0 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
73 -7 (-9)  2 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
74 -10 (-18)  4 -10  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
76 -13 (-20)  4 -10  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
77 -13 (-15)  1 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
78 -20 (-22)  1 -13  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -28 (-38)  5 -14  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -59 (-70)  5 -27  stop adding features, there are enough already

173 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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