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

138 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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