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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
1 240 (-35)  100 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 216 (-58)  101 -22  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 201   82   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 175 (-3)  69 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
5 170 (-9)  58 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 167 (-17)  69 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
7 131 (-9)  66 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 121   53   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 119 (-4)  62 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
10 118 (-6)  57 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 103 (-12)  21 -5  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 91 (-1)  47 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
13 87   35   improve folding
14 87   48   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 85 (-26)  50 -14  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
16 85 (-3)  34 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
17 82 (-2)  43 -2  improve the startup speed
18 72   35   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
19 60 (-5)  27 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
20 60   29   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
21 56   29   improve completion in Insert mode
22 52   35   improve the Python interface
23 47   25   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
24 47   18   improve the quickfix commands
25 46   23   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
26 46 (-6)  20 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
27 45 (-2)  21 -1  improve completion on the command line
28 41 (-4)  21 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
29 40 (-1)  19 -1  improve the support for MS-Windows
30 38   20   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
31 37 (-1)  23 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
32 36 (-6)  18 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
33 35 (-1)  17 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
34 34 (-1)  18 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
35 34 (-6)  24 -3  improve the Ruby interface
36 32   19   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
37 29 (-2)  20 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
38 29   16   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
39 27 (-7)  21 -3  improve on-the-fly spell checking
40 22 (-8)  10 -3  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
41 22   8   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 21 (-2)  11 -2  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
43 21   13   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
44 20   8   improve the support for GTK
45 19 (-6)  15 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
46 19   9   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
47 18   11   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
48 18 (-2)  7 -1  improve the Cscope interface
49 17 (-9)  15 -4  add more features to Vim scripting
50 16   7   improve the Perl interface
51 15   9   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
52 11 (-8)  16 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
53 10   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
54 10   6   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
55 9 (-25)  13 -18  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
56 7   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 7 (-24)  16 -15  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
58 7 (-18)  11 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
59 4 (-3)  6 -3  add file locking
60 4 (-4)  5 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
61 3 (-1)  1 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
62 1   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
63 1 (-6)  5 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
64 1   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
65 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
66 0 (-7)  4 -5  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
67 0 (-16)  5 -9  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
68 -1 (-19)  7 -14  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
69 -2 (-4)  2 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
70 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
71 -2 (-6)  4 -1  improve the remote server functionality
72 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
73 -4 (-6)  2 -5  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
74 -7 (-7)  0 -4  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -10 (-23)  3 -13  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -13 (-14)  1 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
77 -38 (-47)  3 -29  make Vim available as a .net object
78 -38 (-39)  1 -23  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -42 (-46)  2 -18  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -97 (-112)  9 -48  stop adding features, there are enough already

306 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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