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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
1 220 (-28)  87 -14  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 198   77   add more and better omni completion plugins
3 196 (-25)  83 -9  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 166 (-12)  64 -1  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
5 145 (-4)  43 -3  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 136 (-11)  60 -4  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
7 131   57   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 122 (-1)  41 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
9 119   39   improve folding
10 112 (-3)  53 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 109 (-4)  18 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 97 (-6)  48 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 79   40   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 70 (-15)  49 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
15 67 (-7)  25 -4  improve the support for MacOS X
16 62   24   improve on-the-fly spell checking
17 60   26   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
18 58   27   improve the startup speed
19 58 (-4)  19 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
20 56 (-1)  33 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
21 55   29   improve completion in Insert mode
22 54 (-25)  32 -12  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
23 54   24   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
24 53   22   improve completion on the command line
25 51 (-1)  25 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
26 45   25   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
27 44   21   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
28 40 (-4)  18 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
29 39   12   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
30 38 (-2)  27 -1  improve the Python interface
31 35   15   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
32 34 (-1)  16 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
33 34   16   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
34 34   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
35 32   15   improve the performance of reading and writing files
36 31   14   improve the quickfix commands
37 30   13   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
38 30   16   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
39 24   12   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
40 24 (-5)  14 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
41 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 23 (-3)  15 -2  improve the Ruby interface
43 22   13   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 22 (-4)  16 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
45 21 (-9)  22 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
46 21   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
47 21   9   improve the support for GTK
48 20 (-7)  13 -4  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
49 20 (-5)  13 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
50 16 (-14)  15 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
51 15   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
52 15 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope 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 11   7   improve the Perl interface
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 (-2)  5 -2  make installing and upgrading easier
60 7 (-4)  4 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
61 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
62 5 (-4)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
63 5 (-12)  6 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
64 4 (-13)  4 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
65 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
67 2 (-11)  8 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
68 1 (-2)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
69 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -2 (-7)  4 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
73 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
74 -4 (-4)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -6 (-28)  10 -15  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
76 -7 (-7)  0 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
77 -13 (-13)  0 -10  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -19 (-30)  4 -14  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
79 -30 (-33)  2 -16  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -32 (-34)  1 -20  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
81 -41 (-58)  7 -27  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -105 (-126)  11 -45  stop adding features, there are enough already

261 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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