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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
1 150   39   improve syntax highlighting speed
2 124 (-9)  44 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 103   33   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 101 (-4)  27 -2  improve folding
5 90   27   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
6 87   18   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
7 86 (-4)  38 -1  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
8 81 (-13)  41 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
9 76   12   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
10 69 (-16)  30 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
11 67   18   improve the startup speed
12 60 (-3)  21 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
13 58   26   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
14 58   30   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 51 (-6)  6 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
16 48 (-8)  25 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
17 47   18   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
18 36   17   improve the performance of reading and writing files
19 34   17   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 33 (-2)  17 -1  improve completion on the command line
21 33   15   improve completion in Insert mode
22 32   14   improve the Python interface
23 32 (-6)  21 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
24 31 (-2)  15 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
25 30   10   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
26 29 (-7)  8 -5  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
27 29   12   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
28 28   9   improve the Ruby interface
29 27   12   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
30 27   10   improve the quickfix commands
31 27   9   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
32 26   10   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
33 25   13   add syntax highlighting for more languages
34 25 (-1)  15 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
35 25   10   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
36 24 (-12)  11 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
37 20   14   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
38 20   12   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
39 19   14   add more features to Vim scripting
40 19   8   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
41 18 (-1)  7 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
42 17   9   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
43 14   7   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
44 14   5   improve the support for GTK
45 14 (-10)  14 -6  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
46 13   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
47 13   9   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
48 12   3   improve the Cscope interface
49 9 (-1)  8 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
50 8   4   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
51 8 (-2)  6 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
52 8 (-3)  7 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
53 7 (-5)  6 -2  add file locking
54 7   3   improve the on-line help user manual
55 6 (-1)  4 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
56 6   5   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 5   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
58 5 (-1)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
59 4   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
60 4 (-13)  7 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
61 4 (-4)  6 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
62 4 (-10)  4 -5  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
63 2 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
64 1 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
65 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
66 1   1   improve the Perl interface
67 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the OLE interface
68 -1 (-2)  1 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
69 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
70 -2 (-4)  2 -3  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
71 -2 (-6)  4 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
72 -3 (-4)  1 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
73 -5 (-7)  2 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
74 -10 (-17)  6 -9  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
75 -11 (-24)  4 -4  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
76 -11 (-18)  3 -9  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -19 (-23)  3 -12  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
78 -36 (-36)  0 -15  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -37 (-41)  3 -16  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -53 (-54)  1 -21  stop adding features, there are enough already

156 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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