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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
1 176   46   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 104 (-20)  49 -6  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 103 (-12)  44 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 93 (-4)  23 -1  improve folding
5 91 (-1)  28 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
6 86 (-6)  31 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 77   40   add more and better omni completion plugins
8 75   35   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 71 (-1)  12 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
10 66 (-9)  33 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
11 66 (-3)  29 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
12 64   22   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 63 (-5)  22 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
14 50   15   improve on-the-fly spell checking
15 47   22   improve syntax highlighting functionality
16 46   11   improve completion on the command line
17 42   18   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
18 40   20   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
19 40 (-1)  17 -1  improve the startup speed
20 37 (-2)  17 -2  add encryption for the swapfile
21 35   16   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 33 (-13)  25 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
23 31 (-2)  20 -1  improve the Python interface
24 30 (-4)  8 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
25 30   19   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
26 30   12   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
27 28   16   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
28 26 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
29 26   13   improve completion in Insert mode
30 25   11   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
31 25   9   improve the performance of reading and writing files
32 25 (-4)  13 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
33 24 (-9)  15 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
34 24   16   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
35 23 (-4)  8 -2  improve the Ruby interface
36 23   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
37 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
38 20   7   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
39 20   6   improve the quickfix commands
40 17 (-10)  11 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
41 17 (-10)  9 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
42 16 (-4)  7 -1  add file locking
43 16   7   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 14   5   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
45 14 (-5)  6 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
46 13   8   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
47 12   4   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
48 12 (-1)  7 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
49 11 (-4)  8 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
50 11   5   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
51 10   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
52 9   4   improve the support for GTK
53 8 (-9)  7 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
54 8   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
55 8   4   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
56 7   4   improve the Perl interface
57 7 (-4)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
58 6   4   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
59 5 (-7)  7 -4  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
60 4   1   improve the OLE interface
61 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
62 3   3   improve the Cscope interface
63 3 (-8)  4 -3  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
64 3 (-2)  2 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
65 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
66 2   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
67 1   1   improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
68 1 (-1)  1 -1  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
69 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
70 0 (-2)  1 -1  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
71 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -2 (-7)  3 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
73 -6 (-7)  1 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
74 -8 (-9)  1 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
75 -10 (-18)  4 -10  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -12 (-19)  4 -9  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
77 -12 (-14)  1 -9  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
78 -13 (-13)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -20 (-22)  1 -13  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -24 (-34)  5 -13  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -58 (-68)  4 -27  stop adding features, there are enough already

166 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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