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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
1 228 (-27)  97 -9  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 225 (-38)  100 -17  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 201   75   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 165 (-3)  53 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 147 (-15)  64 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 137 (-6)  65 -2  improve syntax highlighting speed
7 136   61   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 128 (-13)  64 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 114   38   improve folding
10 111 (-6)  57 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 88   46   improve syntax highlighting functionality
12 88 (-6)  21 -4  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
13 84 (-7)  53 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
14 78 (-1)  41 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
15 76   36   improve the startup speed
16 73 (-4)  31 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
17 69   32   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
18 67 (-1)  41 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
19 64 (-25)  40 -13  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
20 61   29   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 54 (-6)  22 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
22 54   29   improve completion in Insert mode
23 51 (-2)  25 -1  improve completion on the command line
24 49   34   improve the Python interface
25 45 (-1)  23 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
26 45 (-4)  23 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
27 44   27   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
28 43   21   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
29 42   15   improve the quickfix commands
30 36 (-1)  27 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 34 (-1)  16 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
32 34   17   improve the performance of reading and writing files
33 33   18   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
34 33   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
35 31   10   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
36 31 (-5)  21 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
37 29   15   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
38 28 (-5)  20 -2  improve the Ruby interface
39 27 (-1)  15 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
40 26 (-5)  16 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
41 25 (-6)  19 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
42 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
43 23   14   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 23 (-2)  14 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
45 21   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
46 21   9   improve the support for GTK
47 20 (-14)  19 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
48 18   10   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
49 16 (-13)  13 -7  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
50 16 (-12)  11 -5  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
51 15 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope interface
52 13   7   improve the Perl interface
53 13 (-8)  13 -6  add encryption for the swapfile
54 13   6   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
55 11   9   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
56 11   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
57 10 (-2)  10 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
58 10 (-1)  5 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
59 9 (-3)  8 -3  add file locking
60 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 4 (-6)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
62 4 (-15)  8 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
63 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
64 2   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
65 2 (-12)  4 -7  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
66 2 (-5)  3 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
67 1 (-2)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
69 -1 (-4)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -2 (-8)  5 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
73 -3 (-27)  12 -17  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
74 -4 (-4)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
76 -5 (-23)  5 -12  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -6 (-8)  2 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
78 -16 (-16)  0 -12  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -29 (-31)  1 -19  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -41 (-44)  2 -20  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
81 -58 (-68)  4 -33  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -94 (-114)  12 -49  stop adding features, there are enough already

294 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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