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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
1 218 (-28)  85 -14  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 193 (-26)  82 -10  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
3 193   75   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 166 (-12)  64 -1  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
5 147 (-4)  44 -3  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 142 (-11)  62 -4  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
7 126   56   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 124 (-1)  41 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
9 123   40   improve folding
10 114 (-3)  54 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 102 (-4)  18 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 97 (-6)  48 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 80   40   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 64 (-15)  49 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
15 63 (-7)  24 -4  improve the support for MacOS X
16 61   31   improve completion in Insert mode
17 61   27   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
18 60   22   improve on-the-fly spell checking
19 57 (-4)  19 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
20 56 (-23)  32 -11  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
21 55 (-1)  32 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
22 54   24   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
23 51 (-1)  25 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
24 50   24   improve the startup speed
25 50   20   improve completion on the command line
26 48   27   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
27 42   20   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
28 42 (-2)  28 -1  improve the Python interface
29 40 (-4)  18 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
30 39   12   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
31 35   15   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
32 34 (-1)  16 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
33 34   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
34 31   17   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
35 30   13   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
36 30   13   improve the quickfix commands
37 29   13   improve the performance of reading and writing files
38 28   15   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
39 27   14   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
40 24 (-5)  14 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
41 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 24   9   improve the support for GTK
43 23   14   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 23 (-3)  15 -2  improve the Ruby interface
45 22 (-4)  16 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
46 20   11   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
47 20 (-5)  13 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
48 19 (-9)  14 -5  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
49 18 (-9)  20 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
50 15   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
51 14 (-14)  14 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
52 14   9   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
53 13   7   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
54 11   7   improve the Perl interface
55 9   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
56 9 (-2)  7 -2  add file locking
57 9 (-2)  9 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
58 8 (-2)  5 -2  make installing and upgrading easier
59 7 (-4)  4 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
60 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 5 (-4)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
62 4 (-13)  4 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
63 4 (-12)  6 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
64 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
65 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
66 3 (-2)  5 -1  improve the Cscope interface
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 0 (-11)  7 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -2 (-7)  4 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
74 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -4 (-26)  10 -14  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
76 -7 (-7)  0 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
77 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -19 (-30)  4 -14  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
79 -30 (-32)  1 -19  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -30 (-33)  2 -16  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
81 -41 (-58)  7 -27  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -102 (-123)  11 -45  stop adding features, there are enough already

258 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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