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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
1 122 (-3)  41 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 101   34   improve syntax highlighting speed
3 96 (-4)  25 -2  improve folding
4 94 (-1)  34 -1  add more and better omni completion plugins
5 85   17   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
6 83 (-15)  44 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
7 83   24   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
8 71   9   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
9 65 (-5)  36 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
10 62 (-16)  27 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
11 58 (-3)  19 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
12 58   26   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 53 (-4)  6 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
14 52   27   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 49 (-8)  23 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
16 48   17   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
17 39   18   improve the startup speed
18 35   16   improve the performance of reading and writing files
19 33   15   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 32   15   improve the Python interface
21 32 (-5)  20 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
22 31   11   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
23 31 (-2)  13 -1  improve completion on the command line
24 30   12   improve completion in Insert mode
25 30   10   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
26 28 (-1)  12 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
27 27   12   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
28 26   8   improve the Ruby interface
29 26   10   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
30 25 (-9)  6 -5  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
31 25   8   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
32 24   10   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
33 24   12   add syntax highlighting for more languages
34 24 (-1)  13 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
35 24   10   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
36 24   8   improve the quickfix commands
37 21   14   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
38 19   12   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
39 18   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
40 18 (-1)  7 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
41 17   12   add more features to Vim scripting
42 16 (-5)  9 -2  add file locking
43 15   6   improve the support for GTK
44 13 (-6)  12 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
45 13 (-1)  5 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
46 13   9   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
47 12   3   improve the Cscope interface
48 12   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
49 11 (-11)  7 -6  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
50 10   6   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
51 9 (-2)  7 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
52 8   4   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
53 7 (-2)  7 -2  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
54 7   3   improve the on-line help user manual
55 7 (-3)  6 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
56 6   4   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
57 6 (-1)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
58 5   4   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
59 4   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
60 4 (-10)  4 -5  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
61 3 (-14)  7 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
62 3 (-3)  4 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
63 2 (-1)  2 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
64 1 (-12)  4 -3  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
65 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
66 1   1   improve the Perl interface
67 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the OLE interface
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
69 -1 (-2)  1 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
70 -1 (-5)  4 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
71 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
72 -3 (-4)  1 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
73 -4 (-5)  1 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
74 -4 (-7)  3 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
75 -4 (-10)  5 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
76 -11 (-17)  2 -9  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -18 (-21)  2 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
78 -36 (-36)  0 -15  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -36 (-40)  3 -16  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -49 (-50)  1 -19  stop adding features, there are enough already

149 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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