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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
1 246 (-35)  103 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 207   83   add more and better omni completion plugins
3 205 (-58)  99 -22  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
4 174 (-6)  58 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 172 (-15)  68 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 162 (-3)  65 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
7 135 (-11)  65 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 124 (-6)  60 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
9 124   52   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
10 119 (-4)  60 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
11 117 (-12)  22 -5  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 95   37   improve folding
13 90   47   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 88 (-25)  50 -14  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
15 86 (-3)  35 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 84 (-2)  41 -2  improve the startup speed
17 83 (-1)  45 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
18 78   37   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
19 67   29   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
20 58 (-5)  27 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 54 (-6)  21 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
22 53   27   improve completion in Insert mode
23 52   35   improve the Python interface
24 51   22   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
25 50   17   improve the quickfix commands
26 46 (-2)  21 -1  improve completion on the command line
27 45 (-4)  23 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
28 44   23   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
29 39 (-6)  20 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
30 38 (-1)  24 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 35   22   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
32 34 (-5)  21 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
33 34 (-1)  18 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
34 33 (-9)  20 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
35 32 (-5)  23 -2  improve the Ruby interface
36 30 (-2)  20 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
37 30 (-1)  14 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
38 30   18   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
39 29 (-2)  14 -2  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
40 28   16   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
41 26   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
42 22   8   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
43 22 (-7)  9 -2  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
44 21   10   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
45 21   13   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
46 21 (-6)  16 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
47 20   8   improve the support for GTK
48 19 (-8)  15 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
49 18 (-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 (-7)  15 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
54 10   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
55 10 (-20)  15 -12  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
56 8   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 8 (-24)  12 -17  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
58 6 (-19)  11 -7  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
59 6 (-3)  8 -3  add file locking
60 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
61 4   1   improve the on-line help reference manual
62 4 (-4)  5 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
63 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
64 2 (-16)  7 -11  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
65 2 (-6)  6 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
66 1 (-15)  5 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
67 0 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
69 -1 (-4)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
70 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
71 -3 (-10)  4 -5  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
72 -4 (-6)  2 -5  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
73 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
74 -6 (-6)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -8 (-21)  3 -11  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -13 (-14)  1 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
77 -39 (-40)  1 -22  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
78 -45 (-51)  3 -20  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
79 -48 (-58)  4 -32  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -104 (-118)  8 -49  stop adding features, there are enough already

305 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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