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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
1 142 (-4)  39 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 131 (-9)  54 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 103 (-3)  31 -1  improve folding
4 93   22   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
5 86 (-5)  38 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
6 82   16   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
7 77 (-9)  32 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
8 74 (-14)  37 -3  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
9 72   27   add more and better omni completion plugins
10 70   27   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
11 69 (-2)  7 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 66   18   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
13 66 (-3)  26 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
14 62   16   improve the startup speed
15 57 (-19)  27 -6  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
16 45   25   improve syntax highlighting functionality
17 39   20   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
18 38   17   improve completion on the command line
19 36   17   improve the Python interface
20 35   14   improve the performance of reading and writing files
21 34   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 34 (-6)  23 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
23 33   7   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
24 31 (-6)  9 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
25 31   10   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
26 29   14   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
27 29 (-2)  14 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
28 27   13   improve completion in Insert mode
29 26   14   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
30 24 (-1)  7 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
31 23   9   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
32 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
33 20   10   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
34 20   9   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
35 20   9   improve the quickfix commands
36 19   11   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
37 19   10   add syntax highlighting for more languages
38 18 (-11)  8 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
39 18 (-1)  8 -1  improve the remote server functionality
40 16   12   add more features to Vim scripting
41 16 (-5)  11 -4  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
42 15 (-6)  11 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
43 13   5   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
44 12   4   improve the support for GTK
45 11 (-6)  9 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
46 10   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
47 10   5   improve the Ruby interface
48 9   8   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
49 8 (-5)  3 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
50 7   3   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
51 7 (-1)  7 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
52 7 (-1)  7 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
53 7 (-15)  9 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
54 7   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
55 7   4   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
56 7   5   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
57 6   3   improve the Perl interface
58 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
59 6 (-3)  7 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
60 5 (-5)  6 -2  add file locking
61 5   2   improve the Cscope interface
62 4   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
63 4   2   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
64 3   3   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
65 2   1   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
66 2   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
67 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the OLE interface
69 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
70 -2 (-10)  3 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
71 -2 (-6)  4 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
72 -3 (-4)  1 -3  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -3 (-3)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
74 -4 (-4)  0 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
75 -8 (-25)  5 -5  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
76 -14 (-15)  1 -9  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -16 (-17)  1 -7  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
78 -23 (-27)  4 -12  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
79 -31 (-31)  0 -14  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
80 -42 (-48)  3 -18  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -52 (-58)  3 -20  stop adding features, there are enough already

156 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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