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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
1 179   47   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
3 117 (-20)  54 -6  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
4 94 (-6)  34 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 93 (-1)  29 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
6 92 (-7)  25 -2  improve folding
7 85   37   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 81   41   add more and better omni completion plugins
9 81 (-2)  14 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
10 68 (-3)  31 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 67 (-9)  33 -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 48   23   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 47   23   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
16 46   13   improve completion on the command line
17 44   21   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
18 39 (-1)  16 -1  improve the startup speed
19 38   16   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
20 34 (-17)  28 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
21 34   19   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
22 34 (-3)  15 -3  add encryption for the swapfile
23 32 (-4)  10 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
24 30 (-1)  17 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
25 29   12   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
26 29   11   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
27 28   17   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
28 28 (-2)  20 -1  improve the Python interface
29 28   15   improve completion in Insert mode
30 27   16   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
31 26 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
32 25   13   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
33 24 (-9)  15 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
34 23 (-8)  11 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
35 23   8   improve the performance of reading and writing files
36 23   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
37 21 (-4)  12 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
38 21   8   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
39 21   7   improve the quickfix commands
40 19   6   add file locking
41 17   7   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
42 17 (-1)  9 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
43 17   8   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 17 (-15)  10 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
45 14 (-5)  6 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
46 14   8   improve the support for GTK
47 14 (-4)  9 -2  improve the Ruby interface
48 13   8   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
49 12   6   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
50 11   3   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
51 11   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
52 11 (-4)  8 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
53 11   6   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
54 9   5   improve the Perl interface
55 9   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
56 9   5   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
57 8 (-4)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
58 7 (-12)  9 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
59 4   4   improve the Cscope interface
60 4 (-2)  3 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
61 4   1   improve the OLE interface
62 4 (-9)  8 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
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)  3 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
66 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
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 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -3 (-5)  1 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -5 (-9)  3 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
74 -7 (-7)  0 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
75 -10 (-18)  4 -10  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -12 (-20)  5 -10  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
77 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -14 (-16)  1 -11  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
79 -21 (-23)  1 -14  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -28 (-38)  5 -14  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -61 (-73)  6 -29  stop adding features, there are enough already

175 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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