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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
1 226 (-25)  89 -14  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 198   74   add more and better omni completion plugins
3 194 (-19)  83 -8  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 142 (-4)  42 -3  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 136 (-15)  58 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 133 (-11)  59 -4  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
7 119   54   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 116   39   improve folding
9 114 (-4)  19 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
10 108 (-6)  54 -2  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 103 (-1)  39 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
12 95 (-6)  49 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 80 (-7)  50 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
14 78   41   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 66 (-4)  27 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 61   27   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
17 60 (-6)  20 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
18 59   32   improve completion in Insert mode
19 59   28   improve the startup speed
20 57 (-1)  33 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
21 56   22   improve on-the-fly spell checking
22 54 (-21)  31 -11  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
23 54   25   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
24 51 (-2)  22 -1  improve completion on the command line
25 44 (-1)  22 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
26 43   24   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
27 41   28   improve the Python interface
28 40 (-4)  18 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
29 37   18   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
30 37   11   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
31 35   20   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
32 34   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
33 32 (-1)  15 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
34 32   15   improve the performance of reading and writing files
35 31   14   improve the quickfix commands
36 30   13   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
37 29 (-1)  23 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
38 26 (-1)  16 -1  improve the Ruby interface
39 25 (-1)  13 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
40 24 (-2)  15 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
41 24 (-5)  14 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
42 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
43 22   13   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 21 (-8)  13 -5  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
45 21   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
46 21 (-6)  17 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
47 21   9   improve the support for GTK
48 20 (-5)  13 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
49 17 (-14)  16 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
50 16   10   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
51 15 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope interface
52 13   7   improve the Perl interface
53 12   5   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
54 12   6   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
55 12   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
56 10   8   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 9 (-2)  7 -2  add file locking
58 9 (-2)  9 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
59 8 (-12)  7 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
60 7 (-4)  4 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
61 6 (-13)  8 -8  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
62 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
63 5 (-3)  4 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
64 3 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
65 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
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 0 (-13)  3 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
70 -1 (-7)  5 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
71 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
72 -2 (-24)  10 -14  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
73 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
74 -4 (-4)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -8 (-8)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
76 -11 (-11)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
77 -13 (-22)  3 -12  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
78 -28 (-30)  1 -19  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -30 (-33)  2 -16  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -39 (-58)  7 -27  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -106 (-124)  11 -46  stop adding features, there are enough already

262 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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