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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
1 127 (-14)  34 -7  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 105 (-2)  37 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 95 (-2)  44 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
4 94 (-3)  33 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 91 (-3)  19 -2  make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
6 89 (-4)  23 -1  improve folding
7 85   33   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 77 (-14)  23 -3  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 76 (-15)  38 -2  improve syntax highlighting speed
10 67   27   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
11 67   29   improve syntax highlighting functionality
12 59   26   add more and better omni completion plugins
13 58 (-2)  10 -2  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
14 57 (-1)  26 -1  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
15 49   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
16 45   10   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
17 39   14   improve completion on the command line
18 38 (-10)  6 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
19 37 (-33)  34 -9  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
20 37   15   improve the startup speed
21 36   17   improve the Python interface
22 33   12   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
23 31 (-4)  7 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
24 30   16   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
25 30 (-1)  14 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
26 29   14   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
27 27   7   add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
28 27   12   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
29 25   12   improve the performance of reading and writing files
30 24   8   improve the quickfix commands
31 23   10   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
32 22 (-1)  10 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
33 22   9   improve completion in Insert mode
34 21 (-2)  11 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
35 20 (-10)  14 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
36 18   10   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
37 18   8   improve the remote server functionality
38 17   11   add syntax highlighting for more languages
39 16   6   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
40 16   8   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
41 16   8   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
42 15   5   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
43 15   7   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
44 13 (-5)  7 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
45 12   5   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
46 12 (-1)  12 -1  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
47 11 (-4)  7 -3  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
48 11   4   improve the Cscope interface
49 11   7   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
50 10   5   improve the Ruby interface
51 9 (-10)  11 -3  add file locking
52 9   5   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
53 9   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
54 9   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
55 7 (-3)  4 -2  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
56 7   4   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
57 6   3   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
58 5 (-1)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
59 5   3   translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
60 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
61 3 (-10)  5 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
62 3   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
63 2   2   improve the on-line help reference manual
64 2   2   improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
65 1 (-7)  5 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
66 1   1   improve the on-line help user manual
67 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
68 1 (-5)  5 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
69 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
71 -1 (-7)  5 -2  improve the support for GTK
72 -2 (-4)  1 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
73 -3 (-6)  1 -1  improve the Perl interface
74 -4 (-12)  5 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
75 -12 (-14)  1 -8  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
76 -12 (-20)  5 -7  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -15 (-25)  9 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
78 -26 (-29)  3 -13  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -27 (-27)  0 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
80 -43 (-61)  6 -24  stop adding features, there are enough already

163 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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