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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
1 274 (-74)  110 -25  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 264 (-36)  111 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
3 212 (-1)  89 -1  add more and better omni completion plugins
4 191 (-3)  75 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
5 183 (-17)  77 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 171 (-11)  64 -5  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 155   62   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 153 (-10)  67 -6  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 147 (-5)  73 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
10 131 (-6)  63 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 100 (-16)  19 -6  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 98 (-1)  51 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
13 92   51   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 92   37   improve folding
15 91 (-4)  40 -4  improve the support for MacOS X
16 78 (-2)  41 -2  improve the startup speed
17 76 (-5)  30 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
18 73 (-29)  48 -15  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
19 71   35   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 63   39   improve the Python interface
21 62   29   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 62   31   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
23 60   31   improve completion in Insert mode
24 53   19   improve the quickfix commands
25 50 (-2)  24 -1  improve completion on the command line
26 49   25   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 46 (-6)  22 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
28 43 (-6)  22 -2  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
29 43 (-6)  17 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
30 41 (-1)  25 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 41   22   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
32 36 (-7)  21 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
33 35 (-6)  25 -3  improve the Ruby interface
34 34 (-5)  20 -2  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
35 32   19   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
36 32 (-1)  19 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
37 28 (-2)  20 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
38 28   15   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
39 27   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
40 27 (-11)  24 -4  improve on-the-fly spell checking
41 24   9   improve the Perl interface
42 20   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
43 20 (-8)  9 -3  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
44 20   8   improve the support for GTK
45 20   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
46 20 (-8)  17 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
47 20 (-6)  17 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
48 19 (-2)  7 -1  improve the Cscope interface
49 17   7   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
50 17 (-2)  10 -2  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
51 16 (-31)  15 -19  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
52 16   10   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
53 14   7   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
54 14 (-8)  19 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
55 9   8   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
56 8 (-5)  7 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
57 8 (-4)  8 -4  add file locking
58 7 (-18)  11 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
59 7 (-1)  4 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
60 7   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
61 5 (-6)  6 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
62 5   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
63 4 (-30)  19 -17  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
64 3 (-8)  5 -6  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
65 1   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 1 (-1)  2 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
67 -1 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
68 -2 (-16)  6 -9  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
69 -2 (-4)  2 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
70 -3 (-3)  0 -2  improve the OLE interface
71 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -4 (-6)  2 -5  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
73 -5 (-23)  7 -15  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
74 -5 (-5)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -12 (-25)  3 -15  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -14 (-15)  1 -12  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
77 -39 (-40)  1 -24  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
78 -42 (-52)  4 -31  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -57 (-61)  2 -21  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -110 (-126)  10 -53  stop adding features, there are enough already

327 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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