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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
1 161 (-4)  41 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 131 (-6)  55 -1  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 109 (-11)  37 -7  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 91   31   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
5 78   26   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 78 (-7)  38 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
7 77   29   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
8 72   24   add more and better omni completion plugins
9 66 (-15)  27 -6  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
10 64   16   improve the startup speed
11 59 (-23)  31 -7  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
12 59   29   improve syntax highlighting functionality
13 56 (-2)  5 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
14 54   22   improve the Python interface
15 48   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
16 43   20   improve completion on the command line
17 41   11   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
18 38   17   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
19 37   12   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 37 (-1)  22 -1  improve folding
21 36 (-6)  20 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
22 35   14   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
23 32   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
24 31   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
25 31   9   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
26 30 (-14)  12 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
27 30 (-2)  15 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
28 28 (-2)  19 -1  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
29 27 (-1)  8 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
30 26   14   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 25 (-2)  7 -2  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
32 25   12   improve the performance of reading and writing files
33 23   13   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
34 22   9   improve the quickfix commands
35 21   11   add syntax highlighting for more languages
36 21   13   improve completion in Insert mode
37 19 (-6)  11 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
38 17 (-5)  11 -4  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
39 16   12   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
40 16 (-1)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
41 14   5   improve the support for GTK
42 13   9   add more features to Vim scripting
43 10   5   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
44 10   5   improve the Ruby interface
45 10   7   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
46 9   4   improve the Cscope interface
47 8 (-1)  5 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
48 8   4   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
49 8   6   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
50 8   5   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
51 8   5   improve the Perl interface
52 7 (-2)  6 -2  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
53 7   4   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
54 6   1   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
55 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
56 6   3   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
57 5   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
58 4   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
59 3 (-4)  6 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
60 3 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
61 3 (-6)  5 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
62 2 (-5)  4 -2  add file locking
63 2   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
64 2 (-17)  8 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
65 1 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
66 1 (-6)  2 -2  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
67 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
68 0 (-9)  2 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
69 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
70 -2 (-3)  1 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
71 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the OLE interface
72 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
73 -4 (-4)  0 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
74 -8 (-17)  2 -8  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -16 (-28)  5 -8  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
76 -17 (-18)  1 -11  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -18 (-20)  1 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -18 (-25)  7 -11  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
79 -40 (-46)  3 -17  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -67 (-72)  2 -24  stop adding features, there are enough already

155 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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