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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
1 171   46   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 138 (-10)  52 -4  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
3 137 (-6)  58 -3  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
4 102 (-7)  29 -2  improve folding
5 101 (-1)  33 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
6 95 (-6)  34 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 94   47   add more and better omni completion plugins
8 92 (-2)  18 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
9 85 (-9)  40 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
10 84   37   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
11 70 (-3)  32 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
12 57   29   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 52   16   improve on-the-fly spell checking
14 52 (-5)  20 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
15 48   23   improve syntax highlighting functionality
16 48   14   improve completion on the command line
17 47 (-1)  20 -1  improve the startup speed
18 46   23   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
19 42 (-16)  32 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
20 40 (-3)  17 -3  add encryption for the swapfile
21 39 (-4)  14 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
22 38   22   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
23 37 (-8)  16 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
24 35   13   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
25 35   14   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
26 33   17   improve completion in Insert mode
27 32 (-1)  19 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
28 30   19   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
29 27   12   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
30 27   11   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
31 26   15   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
32 26 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
33 24   12   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
34 24   9   improve the performance of reading and writing files
35 23 (-2)  20 -1  improve the Python interface
36 22   8   improve the quickfix commands
37 22 (-9)  16 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
38 22   12   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
39 21 (-14)  12 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
40 21   11   add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
41 21 (-4)  12 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
42 20   9   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
43 15 (-13)  12 -4  add more features to Vim scripting
44 15   9   improve the support for GTK
45 15 (-4)  10 -2  improve the Ruby interface
46 14   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
47 14 (-5)  6 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
48 13   6   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
49 13   7   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
50 13 (-4)  9 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
51 12   4   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
52 12   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
53 11   8   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
54 11   4   add file locking
55 11   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
56 10 (-4)  7 -1  improve the remote server functionality
57 9   5   improve the Perl interface
58 9   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
59 5 (-2)  4 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
60 5   5   improve the Cscope interface
61 5   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
62 4   1   improve the OLE interface
63 4 (-9)  8 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
64 4 (-2)  3 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
65 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 2 (-9)  4 -4  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
67 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
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 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
72 -1 (-5)  3 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -3 (-9)  4 -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 -11 (-11)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
76 -12 (-21)  6 -11  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
77 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -21 (-23)  1 -15  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
79 -25 (-27)  1 -16  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -33 (-44)  6 -17  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -62 (-74)  6 -30  stop adding features, there are enough already

189 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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