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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
1 114 (-1)  49 -1  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
2 113 (-5)  20 -4  make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
3 105 (-7)  36 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
4 97 (-39)  34 -13  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
5 95 (-15)  41 -2  improve syntax highlighting speed by adding a parser
6 90 (-4)  25 -1  improve folding
7 84   33   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 77   25   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
9 73 (-16)  18 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
10 72 (-11)  31 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
11 70 (-10)  8 -6  add diff/merge capability for git, mercurial et al.
12 67   29   add more and better omni completion plugins
13 60 (-8)  8 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
14 58   21   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 53   25   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
16 48   15   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
17 47   17   improve completion on the command line
18 44   19   improve the performance of Vim script
19 38   10   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
20 37   18   improve the Python interface
21 36 (-15)  8 -7  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
22 34   3   add scrolling per screen line, first line can start halfway
23 33 (-4)  14 -1  improve the startup speed
24 32 (-1)  15 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
25 32   10   improve the client-server functionality
26 30   6   add multiple cursors, edit text in more than one place at the same time
27 30   7   add option not to move the cursor when scrolling the window
28 28 (-1)  12 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
29 28   10   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
30 27   13   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
31 27 (-5)  8 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
32 27   12   add syntax highlighting for more languages
33 26 (-8)  13 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
34 24   11   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
35 22   9   improve the quickfix commands
36 22   9   improve the performance of reading and writing files
37 21   11   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
38 20   10   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
39 20   12   improve completion in Insert mode
40 17   8   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
41 16 (-36)  26 -9  improve IDE features (terminal debugger)
42 15   8   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
43 15   5   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
44 15   6   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
45 13 (-1)  8 -1  improve the Ruby interface
46 13   6   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
47 12 (-1)  9 -1  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
48 11   4   improve the Cscope interface
49 10   6   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
50 10 (-8)  7 -5  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
51 10   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
52 9   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
53 8 (-9)  10 -2  add file locking
54 5 (-8)  7 -6  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
55 4   3   improve the support for GTK
56 4   4   improve searching in the builtin help, add more tags
57 4   3   translate the builtin help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
58 2   2   improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
59 2 (-6)  4 -4  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
60 2   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
61 1   1   improve the builtin help user manual
62 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
63 1   1   reduce flicker by avoiding to clear the screen
64 1   1   improve the on-line help reference manual
65 0 (-7)  3 -5  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
66 -1 (-12)  8 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
67 -1 (-9)  5 -5  make installing and upgrading easier
68 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
69 -4 (-6)  1 -2  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
70 -6 (-6)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
71 -10 (-22)  6 -9  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
72 -10 (-13)  1 -3  improve the Perl interface
73 -15 (-26)  8 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
74 -74 (-82)  5 -28  stop adding features, there are enough already

159 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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