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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
1 232 (-37)  100 -16  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 220   79   add more and better omni completion plugins
3 220 (-27)  95 -9  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 157 (-4)  47 -3  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 148 (-15)  63 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 133   60   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
7 133 (-6)  64 -2  improve syntax highlighting speed
8 132 (-11)  62 -4  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 123   39   improve folding
10 117 (-4)  21 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
11 107 (-6)  54 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
12 86   45   improve syntax highlighting functionality
13 86 (-7)  53 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
14 77 (-1)  40 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
15 71 (-4)  29 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 69   33   improve the startup speed
17 66 (-1)  39 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
18 66   29   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
19 64 (-21)  36 -11  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
20 62   29   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 61   32   improve completion in Insert mode
22 60 (-6)  20 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 57 (-2)  25 -1  improve completion on the command line
24 51 (-5)  22 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
25 48 (-4)  22 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
26 45 (-1)  23 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 45   31   improve the Python interface
28 41   24   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
29 41   16   improve the quickfix commands
30 37   11   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
31 36   17   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
32 34   19   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
33 34   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
34 33 (-1)  24 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
35 33 (-1)  16 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
36 33   16   improve the performance of reading and writing files
37 29   12   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
38 27 (-1)  15 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
39 25 (-6)  19 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
40 25 (-5)  17 -2  improve the Ruby interface
41 24   12   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
42 24 (-5)  14 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
43 24 (-2)  15 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
44 22   8   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
45 22   13   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
46 21   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
47 21   9   improve the support for GTK
48 19 (-8)  15 -6  add encryption for the swapfile
49 19 (-14)  18 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
50 18 (-12)  14 -6  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
51 15 (-12)  10 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
52 15 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope interface
53 13   7   improve the Perl interface
54 12   5   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
55 12   6   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
56 10   8   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 10 (-2)  10 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
58 10 (-2)  8 -2  add file locking
59 10   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
60 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 6 (-14)  9 -9  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
62 5 (-3)  4 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
63 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
64 3 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
65 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
66 1 (-13)  4 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
67 1 (-2)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
69 -1 (-7)  5 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
70 -1 (-4)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
71 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
72 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
73 -3 (-25)  10 -15  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
74 -4 (-4)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
76 -5 (-22)  4 -12  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -8 (-8)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
78 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -28 (-30)  1 -18  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -38 (-41)  2 -18  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
81 -44 (-63)  7 -29  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -101 (-119)  11 -50  stop adding features, there are enough already

285 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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