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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
1 245 (-35)  100 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 199 (-58)  97 -22  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 198   75   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 177 (-6)  59 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 162 (-15)  66 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 157 (-3)  65 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
7 132 (-11)  63 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 123   52   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 118 (-6)  59 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
10 116 (-4)  59 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
11 107 (-12)  21 -5  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 100   38   improve folding
13 90   48   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 81 (-1)  44 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
15 79 (-3)  33 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 77 (-2)  38 -2  improve the startup speed
17 72   36   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
18 72 (-26)  45 -15  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
19 66   29   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
20 56 (-5)  27 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 54   28   improve completion in Insert mode
22 54 (-6)  22 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 51   18   improve the quickfix commands
24 49   32   improve the Python interface
25 48 (-2)  23 -1  improve completion on the command line
26 44   21   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 43 (-4)  22 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
28 39   20   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
29 38 (-1)  24 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
30 37 (-9)  21 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
31 36 (-7)  19 -5  add encryption for the swapfile
32 34   21   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
33 33 (-1)  18 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
34 32 (-1)  14 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
35 31 (-5)  22 -2  improve the Ruby interface
36 30 (-5)  20 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
37 30   18   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
38 28   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
39 26 (-2)  14 -2  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
40 25 (-2)  16 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
41 23   9   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 23   14   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
43 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
44 22 (-5)  15 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
45 22   10   improve the support for GTK
46 22 (-7)  9 -2  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
47 21 (-6)  16 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
48 20   12   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
49 17 (-2)  7 -1  improve the Cscope interface
50 16   7   improve the Perl interface
51 15   9   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
52 14   7   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
53 10 (-19)  14 -11  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
54 9 (-7)  14 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
55 8 (-24)  12 -17  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
56 8   7   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
57 8   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
58 7 (-2)  8 -2  add file locking
59 6 (-19)  11 -7  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
60 4 (-4)  5 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
61 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
62 4   1   improve the on-line help reference manual
63 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
64 3 (-15)  7 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
65 1 (-15)  5 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
66 1 (-7)  6 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
67 1 (-6)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
69 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
70 -1 (-4)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
71 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
72 -3 (-5)  2 -4  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
73 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
74 -5 (-8)  3 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
75 -6 (-6)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
76 -10 (-23)  3 -12  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -13 (-14)  1 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -33 (-34)  1 -20  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -38 (-44)  3 -18  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -46 (-56)  4 -30  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -102 (-117)  9 -48  stop adding features, there are enough already

298 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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