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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
1 147 (-4)  41 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 135 (-9)  54 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 109 (-3)  33 -1  improve folding
4 90 (-5)  40 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
5 89   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
6 79   14   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
7 79 (-15)  41 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
8 77 (-9)  32 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
9 75   27   add more and better omni completion plugins
10 72   19   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
11 66   17   improve the startup speed
12 66 (-3)  26 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
13 64   25   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
14 64 (-6)  6 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
15 58 (-19)  28 -6  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
16 52   28   improve syntax highlighting functionality
17 45   23   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
18 40   19   improve completion on the command line
19 37   17   improve the Python interface
20 36 (-6)  24 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
21 35   14   improve the performance of reading and writing files
22 34   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
23 32   15   improve completion in Insert mode
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 30   15   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
27 28   12   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
28 27 (-2)  14 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
29 26   15   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
30 25   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
31 24   10   improve the quickfix commands
32 24   12   add syntax highlighting for more languages
33 24 (-1)  7 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
34 21 (-12)  9 -8  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
35 21   13   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
36 21   8   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
37 18   11   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
38 18 (-1)  8 -1  improve the remote server functionality
39 17 (-6)  12 -5  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
40 17   10   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
41 16   12   add more features to Vim scripting
42 16 (-1)  9 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
43 15   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
44 15 (-6)  11 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
45 14   8   improve the Ruby interface
46 13   6   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
47 12   4   improve the support for GTK
48 11   6   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
49 11 (-6)  9 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
50 9 (-5)  7 -2  add file locking
51 9   3   improve the Cscope interface
52 9   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
53 8   4   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
54 8 (-5)  3 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
55 7   3   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
56 7 (-1)  7 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
57 7   4   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
58 6 (-3)  7 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
59 6 (-15)  9 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
60 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
61 6   3   improve the Perl 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 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the OLE interface
67 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
68 -2 (-10)  3 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
69 -2 (-4)  2 -3  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
70 -2 (-6)  4 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
71 -3 (-3)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
72 -4 (-4)  0 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
73 -11 (-18)  3 -8  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
74 -12 (-29)  5 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
75 -18 (-19)  1 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
76 -21 (-26)  5 -12  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
77 -32 (-32)  0 -15  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -41 (-49)  4 -19  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -59 (-64)  2 -22  stop adding features, there are enough already

160 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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