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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
1 155 (-9)  40 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 125 (-2)  51 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 120   36   improve syntax highlighting speed
4 103   39   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
5 97   28   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
6 87 (-1)  31 -1  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 84 (-3)  42 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
8 74 (-29)  42 -10  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
9 72 (-19)  26 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
10 70 (-5)  16 -2  improve folding
11 65   29   improve syntax highlighting functionality
12 60   27   improve the Python interface
13 60   7   support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
14 55   29   add more and better omni completion plugins
15 54 (-10)  19 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 51   23   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
17 49   19   improve the startup speed
18 44   11   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
19 43   20   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
20 40   14   improve completion on the command line
21 38   11   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
22 37   11   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 36   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
24 36   19   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
25 33   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
26 31 (-15)  22 -3  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
27 29   9   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
28 28   15   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
29 28 (-1)  12 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
30 27   9   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
31 27   9   improve the quickfix commands
32 25 (-2)  14 -1  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
33 24 (-1)  8 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
34 23   10   improve completion in Insert mode
35 22   10   improve the performance of reading and writing files
36 21 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
37 21   12   add syntax highlighting for more languages
38 19 (-1)  14 -1  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
39 18   6   improve the remote server functionality
40 17   8   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
41 16 (-10)  9 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
42 15   7   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
43 14   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
44 13   9   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
45 12 (-1)  6 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
46 10   4   improve the Cscope interface
47 10   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
48 10 (-4)  6 -1  improve the Ruby interface
49 9   4   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
50 9   6   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
51 8   3   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
52 7   4   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
53 6 (-3)  5 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
54 6 (-1)  3 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
55 4   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
56 3 (-6)  2 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
57 2 (-11)  6 -5  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
58 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
59 2   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
60 2   2   improve the on-line help user manual
61 1 (-13)  8 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
62 1 (-7)  6 -2  improve the support for GTK
63 1 (-17)  9 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
64 1 (-1)  1 -1  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
65 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
66 0 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
67 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
68 -1 (-4)  3 -1  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
69 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
70 -1 (-8)  4 -1  improve the Perl interface
71 -1 (-3)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
73 -2 (-11)  6 -4  add file locking
74 -3 (-6)  2 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
75 -6 (-17)  10 -8  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
76 -8 (-8)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
77 -13 (-19)  3 -8  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
78 -17 (-17)  0 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
79 -25 (-27)  1 -12  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
80 -33 (-39)  3 -14  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -50 (-65)  5 -26  stop adding features, there are enough already

173 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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