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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
1 188 (-14)  40 -7  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 121 (-2)  44 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 112   42   improve syntax highlighting speed
4 108   30   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
5 106 (-14)  24 -3  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
6 101 (-1)  31 -1  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 98   37   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 94 (-1)  46 -1  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
9 83 (-4)  19 -1  improve folding
10 76   34   improve syntax highlighting functionality
11 69   25   improve the Python interface
12 62   29   add more and better omni completion plugins
13 55 (-32)  39 -8  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
14 54   21   improve the startup speed
15 51   20   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
16 47   14   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
17 47 (-1)  9 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
18 46 (-1)  23 -1  make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
19 45 (-10)  18 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
20 44   9   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
21 43 (-13)  27 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
22 42   19   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
23 37   15   improve completion on the command line
24 35   12   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
25 31   15   improve the performance of reading and writing files
26 30   12   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
27 26   14   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
28 26 (-1)  11 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
29 25 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
30 25   9   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
31 24   11   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
32 23   15   add syntax highlighting for more languages
33 22   10   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
34 22 (-1)  10 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
35 20 (-2)  12 -2  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
36 20   9   improve completion in Insert mode
37 19 (-8)  10 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
38 19   6   improve the quickfix commands
39 18   7   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
40 18   11   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
41 18 (-1)  14 -1  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
42 15 (-4)  7 -1  improve the Ruby interface
43 14   6   improve the remote server functionality
44 13 (-1)  8 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
45 13   6   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
46 13 (-7)  7 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
47 13   8   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
48 12   6   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
49 11   4   improve the Cscope interface
50 10   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
51 10   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
52 7   4   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
53 7   3   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
54 6 (-1)  4 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
55 5 (-11)  8 -4  add file locking
56 5 (-10)  5 -4  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
57 4 (-2)  3 -2  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
58 4   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
59 3 (-7)  6 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
60 2 (-7)  7 -2  improve the support for GTK
61 2   2   improve the on-line help reference manual
62 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
63 2 (-1)  2 -1  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
64 1   1   improve the on-line help user manual
65 -1 (-3)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
66 -1 (-2)  1 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
67 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
68 -2 (-6)  3 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
69 -3 (-8)  2 -2  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
70 -4 (-4)  0 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
71 -7 (-17)  9 -9  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
72 -8 (-15)  4 -7  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
73 -10 (-25)  7 -8  improve the support for MS-Windows
74 -10 (-14)  2 -2  improve the Perl interface
75 -11 (-19)  5 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
76 -17 (-17)  0 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -33 (-33)  0 -13  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -38 (-39)  1 -18  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -46 (-60)  4 -25  stop adding features, there are enough already

173 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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