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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
1 156 (-4)  43 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 137 (-9)  53 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 107 (-3)  31 -1  improve folding
4 101   32   add more and better omni completion plugins
5 93 (-5)  40 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
6 92   22   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
7 80 (-13)  40 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
8 79   14   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
9 72 (-13)  28 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
10 70   26   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
11 68 (-20)  32 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
12 68   19   improve the startup speed
13 65 (-3)  25 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
14 62   19   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
15 61 (-6)  6 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
16 55   26   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
17 53   29   improve syntax highlighting functionality
18 40   17   improve the Python interface
19 40 (-2)  20 -1  improve completion on the command line
20 36   15   improve the performance of reading and writing files
21 35 (-6)  23 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
22 34   16   improve completion in Insert mode
23 33   12   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
24 31 (-2)  15 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
25 30 (-6)  8 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
26 30   15   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
27 27   10   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
28 27   9   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
29 26   15   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
30 26   10   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
31 26   9   improve the quickfix commands
32 25 (-1)  8 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
33 25   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
34 24   12   add syntax highlighting for more languages
35 21 (-12)  9 -8  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
36 21   13   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
37 19   8   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
38 18   11   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
39 18   9   improve the Ruby interface
40 17 (-6)  12 -5  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
41 17   10   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
42 15 (-6)  11 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
43 15 (-1)  8 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
44 13   12   add more features to Vim scripting
45 13   6   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
46 13   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
47 12   4   improve the support for GTK
48 10 (-1)  7 -1  improve the remote server functionality
49 9 (-5)  7 -2  add file locking
50 9   3   improve the Cscope interface
51 9 (-2)  6 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
52 8 (-1)  8 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
53 8 (-5)  3 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
54 8 (-9)  9 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
55 7   3   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
56 7   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
57 6 (-1)  4 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
58 5   2   improve the on-line help user manual
59 5 (-4)  7 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
60 5   4   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
61 4   2   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
62 2   2   improve the on-line help reference manual
63 2 (-7)  4 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
64 2   2   improve the Perl interface
65 1 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
66 1 (-15)  7 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
67 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the OLE interface
69 -1 (-6)  5 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
71 -2 (-4)  2 -3  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -3 (-4)  1 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
73 -3 (-3)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
74 -12 (-19)  3 -9  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -15 (-29)  5 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
76 -18 (-22)  4 -11  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
77 -19 (-21)  2 -11  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
78 -32 (-32)  0 -15  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -46 (-50)  3 -20  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -55 (-60)  2 -21  stop adding features, there are enough already

163 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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