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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
1 162   42   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 90 (-5)  21 -2  improve folding
3 89 (-11)  36 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 87   25   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
5 86 (-6)  31 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 85 (-19)  41 -5  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
7 71 (-9)  31 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 68 (-1)  9 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
9 67   35   add more and better omni completion plugins
10 66   28   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
11 61   20   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
12 59 (-5)  19 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
13 53   25   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 52 (-3)  24 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
15 47   12   improve on-the-fly spell checking
16 46   11   improve completion on the command line
17 45 (-2)  18 -2  add encryption for the swapfile
18 41   17   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
19 37   17   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
20 36 (-13)  25 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
21 35 (-1)  15 -1  improve the startup speed
22 32   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
23 30 (-4)  8 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
24 30 (-2)  19 -1  improve the Python interface
25 30   10   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
26 29 (-6)  9 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
27 27   15   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
28 25   12   improve completion in Insert mode
29 25   16   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
30 23 (-9)  14 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 22   10   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
32 22 (-4)  7 -2  improve the Ruby interface
33 21   10   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
34 21   7   improve the quickfix commands
35 20   10   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
36 20 (-4)  9 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
37 18 (-8)  8 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
38 18   12   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
39 18   6   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
40 17   9   improve the performance of reading and writing files
41 16 (-10)  10 -5  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
42 16 (-4)  7 -1  add file locking
43 15   6   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
44 14 (-6)  7 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
45 14   5   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
46 13 (-1)  7 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
47 12   4   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
48 11   6   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
49 11 (-9)  7 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
50 9   5   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
51 9 (-1)  4 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
52 9   4   improve the support for GTK
53 7 (-8)  5 -3  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
54 7   4   improve the Cscope interface
55 7 (-7)  7 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
56 6   3   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
57 6   3   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
58 6 (-4)  4 -1  improve the remote server functionality
59 5   2   improve the Perl interface
60 5   3   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
61 4   1   improve the OLE interface
62 3 (-2)  2 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
63 2 (-7)  5 -4  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
64 2   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
65 1   1   improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
66 1   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
67 1 (-1)  1 -1  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
69 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
70 -1 (-6)  3 -2  make installing and upgrading easier
71 -3 (-3)  0 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
72 -5 (-6)  1 -2  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
73 -7 (-8)  1 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
74 -9 (-17)  4 -9  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -10 (-17)  4 -8  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
76 -13 (-13)  0 -8  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -14 (-14)  0 -8  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -21 (-31)  5 -12  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -26 (-26)  0 -15  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -57 (-66)  3 -27  stop adding features, there are enough already

149 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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