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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
1 237 (-35)  100 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 209   82   add more and better omni completion plugins
3 208 (-58)  101 -22  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
4 179 (-6)  60 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 168 (-15)  67 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 164 (-3)  67 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
7 132 (-11)  63 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 128   53   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 124 (-4)  62 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
10 119 (-6)  60 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 117 (-12)  22 -5  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 101   39   improve folding
13 91   48   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 84 (-2)  41 -2  improve the startup speed
15 82 (-1)  44 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
16 79 (-3)  33 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
17 75 (-26)  47 -15  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
18 73   37   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
19 68   30   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
20 57 (-5)  28 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 55 (-6)  22 -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   18   improve the quickfix commands
25 47 (-2)  22 -1  improve completion on the command line
26 46   22   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
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 38 (-1)  24 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
30 38 (-7)  20 -5  add encryption for the swapfile
31 37 (-9)  21 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
32 35   22   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
33 35 (-1)  19 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
34 34 (-1)  15 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
35 33 (-5)  24 -2  improve the Ruby interface
36 31   19   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
37 30 (-5)  20 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
38 30 (-2)  20 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
39 28   16   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
40 28   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
41 26 (-2)  16 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
42 25 (-2)  13 -2  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
43 23   9   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
44 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
45 22   10   improve the support for GTK
46 22 (-7)  9 -2  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
47 21   13   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
48 21 (-6)  16 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
49 16   7   improve the Perl interface
50 16 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope 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   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
54 10 (-7)  15 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
55 10 (-19)  14 -11  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
56 9 (-24)  13 -17  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
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 (-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 (-15)  7 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
64 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
65 3 (-9)  7 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
66 1 (-6)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
67 1 (-15)  5 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
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 -6 (-6)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -7 (-10)  3 -5  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
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 -40 (-41)  1 -23  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -46 (-52)  3 -21  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -51 (-61)  4 -32  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -110 (-125)  9 -52  stop adding features, there are enough already

306 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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