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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
1 159 (-16)  43 -9  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 152 (-4)  41 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
3 132 (-8)  56 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
4 110   28   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
5 103   37   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
6 80 (-8)  36 -5  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
7 80 (-19)  30 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 72 (-1)  28 -1  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
9 67   17   improve the startup speed
10 65   29   improve the Python interface
11 64   33   improve syntax highlighting functionality
12 57 (-2)  6 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
13 55 (-7)  20 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
14 54 (-31)  35 -10  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
15 53   24   add more and better omni completion plugins
16 46   19   improve completion on the command line
17 40   19   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
18 38   9   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
19 38   13   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 38   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
21 37 (-5)  18 -2  improve folding
22 35   11   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 34   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
24 33   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
25 32   16   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
26 32 (-15)  25 -3  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
27 31 (-1)  14 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
28 30   10   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
29 27   7   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
30 27   9   improve the quickfix commands
31 26   11   improve the performance of reading and writing files
32 24   13   improve completion in Insert mode
33 23   12   add syntax highlighting for more languages
34 22 (-6)  11 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
35 21 (-4)  14 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
36 21   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
37 16 (-16)  11 -10  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
38 16   5   improve the remote server functionality
39 16   11   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
40 15   7   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
41 15   12   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
42 12 (-1)  8 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
43 11   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
44 11 (-1)  6 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
45 11   5   improve the Cscope interface
46 11 (-4)  7 -1  improve the Ruby interface
47 10   7   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
48 9   4   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
49 8   5   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
50 8   5   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
51 7   2   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
52 6 (-2)  7 -2  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
53 6   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
54 6   4   improve the support for GTK
55 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
56 6 (-4)  8 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
57 6 (-1)  3 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
58 5   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
59 3   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
60 3 (-6)  2 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
61 2 (-13)  9 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
62 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
63 1 (-5)  3 -2  add file locking
64 1 (-6)  2 -2  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
65 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
66 0 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
67 0 (-8)  5 -1  improve the Perl interface
68 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
69 -1 (-6)  2 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
70 -1 (-3)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
71 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
72 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
73 -2 (-3)  1 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
74 -5 (-16)  4 -8  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -7 (-18)  7 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
76 -11 (-24)  6 -7  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
77 -15 (-23)  8 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
78 -16 (-17)  1 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
79 -20 (-22)  1 -10  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
80 -33 (-38)  2 -15  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -62 (-70)  4 -27  stop adding features, there are enough already

170 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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