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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
1 171 (-4)  43 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 149 (-6)  60 -1  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 111 (-10)  37 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 93   31   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
5 82 (-7)  39 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
6 80   28   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 79   29   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
8 71 (-21)  35 -6  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
9 68   22   add more and better omni completion plugins
10 68 (-2)  6 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
11 62   15   improve the startup speed
12 56   27   improve syntax highlighting functionality
13 55   21   improve the Python interface
14 54 (-15)  25 -6  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
15 53 (-1)  24 -1  improve folding
16 51   20   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
17 44   20   improve completion on the command line
18 41   11   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
19 41   13   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 39   15   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
21 37 (-2)  21 -1  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
22 35   18   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
23 34 (-6)  19 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
24 32   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
25 31   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
26 31 (-2)  16 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
27 31   9   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
28 30 (-1)  9 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
29 27 (-15)  11 -8  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
30 26   14   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 26   14   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
32 24   11   improve the performance of reading and writing files
33 24   13   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
34 23 (-6)  12 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
35 23   13   improve completion in Insert mode
36 22 (-5)  7 -3  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
37 20   8   improve the quickfix commands
38 19   10   add syntax highlighting for more languages
39 19 (-1)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
40 18 (-5)  10 -4  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
41 14   5   improve the support for GTK
42 14   6   improve the Ruby interface
43 13   9   add more features to Vim scripting
44 12   7   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
45 10   5   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
46 10   4   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
47 10   7   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
48 9   4   improve the Cscope interface
49 9 (-1)  6 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
50 9   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
51 8   4   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
52 8   5   improve the Perl interface
53 6   1   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
54 6 (-1)  5 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
55 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
56 6   3   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
57 5   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
58 5 (-4)  7 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
59 4   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
60 3 (-5)  5 -2  add file locking
61 3 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
62 3 (-6)  5 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
63 2   1   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
64 2   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
65 2 (-6)  3 -2  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
66 2 (-17)  8 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
67 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
68 0 (-9)  2 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
69 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
70 -2 (-3)  1 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
71 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the OLE interface
72 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
73 -4 (-4)  0 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
74 -7 (-16)  2 -8  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -10 (-28)  6 -8  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
76 -14 (-15)  1 -9  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -18 (-25)  7 -11  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
78 -21 (-23)  1 -10  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -41 (-47)  3 -18  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -67 (-72)  2 -23  stop adding features, there are enough already

156 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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