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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
1 158 (-4)  39 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 126 (-9)  54 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 96 (-1)  27 -1  improve folding
4 93 (-10)  32 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
5 88   18   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
6 86 (-7)  38 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
7 83   30   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 79   24   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
9 72 (-19)  34 -6  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
10 70   27   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
11 69   23   add more and better omni completion plugins
12 67 (-2)  5 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
13 62   15   improve the startup speed
14 53   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
15 48   26   improve syntax highlighting functionality
16 43 (-23)  24 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
17 43   19   improve completion on the command line
18 42 (-2)  23 -1  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
19 39   17   improve the Python interface
20 38   9   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
21 38   14   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 35   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
23 34 (-6)  19 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
24 34 (-2)  16 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
25 33   10   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
26 32 (-5)  9 -3  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
27 30   12   improve the performance of reading and writing files
28 25 (-1)  7 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
29 25   14   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
30 24   12   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 24   13   improve completion in Insert mode
32 23   12   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
33 21   12   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
34 21   9   improve the quickfix commands
35 20   9   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
36 20   9   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
37 19 (-14)  9 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
38 19 (-1)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
39 17   8   add syntax highlighting for more languages
40 16 (-5)  8 -4  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
41 15 (-6)  12 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
42 14   6   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
43 13   9   add more features to Vim scripting
44 12   4   improve the Cscope interface
45 12   4   improve the support for GTK
46 10 (-1)  7 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
47 10   6   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
48 10   5   improve the Ruby interface
49 9   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
50 9   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
51 9 (-6)  7 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
52 8   6   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
53 8   5   improve the Perl interface
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 6   1   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
57 6 (-1)  6 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
58 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
59 5 (-5)  6 -2  add file locking
60 5 (-3)  6 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
61 4   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
62 4 (-15)  8 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
63 4   2   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
64 3 (-9)  2 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
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 -2 (-10)  3 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
69 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the OLE interface
70 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -4 (-26)  7 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
72 -4 (-4)  0 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
73 -4 (-6)  2 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
74 -5 (-6)  1 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
75 -15 (-16)  1 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
76 -19 (-25)  6 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
77 -20 (-21)  1 -8  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
78 -28 (-30)  1 -13  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -40 (-47)  4 -17  make Vim available as a .net object
80 -55 (-60)  2 -20  stop adding features, there are enough already

154 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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