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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
1 185 (-14)  40 -7  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 111 (-2)  40 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 110 (-1)  26 -1  make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
4 108 (-14)  24 -3  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
5 103   28   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
6 100 (-1)  31 -1  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 98   40   improve syntax highlighting speed
8 92 (-2)  44 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
9 84 (-4)  20 -1  improve folding
10 78   35   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
11 67   33   improve syntax highlighting functionality
12 62   29   add more and better omni completion plugins
13 55   22   improve the Python interface
14 50   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
15 47 (-2)  9 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
16 47 (-13)  30 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
17 46   17   improve the startup speed
18 45 (-36)  37 -10  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
19 44   9   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
20 41 (-10)  16 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
21 39   16   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
22 37   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
23 36   14   improve completion on the command line
24 29   12   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
25 27   14   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
26 27 (-1)  12 -1  improve on-the-fly spell checking
27 26   11   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
28 25   12   improve the performance of reading and writing files
29 24 (-2)  12 -2  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
30 24   12   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
31 22   14   add syntax highlighting for more languages
32 20   7   improve the quickfix commands
33 19   8   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
34 19 (-1)  10 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
35 18   7   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
36 18   8   improve completion in Insert mode
37 17   10   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
38 17   9   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
39 16 (-1)  14 -1  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
40 16   8   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
41 15 (-7)  8 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
42 15   7   improve the remote server functionality
43 14 (-1)  9 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
44 14   8   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
45 11   4   improve the Cscope interface
46 10 (-8)  9 -7  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
47 10   6   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
48 10   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
49 10 (-6)  8 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
50 10   5   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
51 9   5   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
52 8   4   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
53 7   4   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
54 7 (-4)  5 -1  improve the Ruby interface
55 6 (-11)  9 -4  add file locking
56 5 (-2)  4 -2  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
57 3 (-6)  5 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
58 3 (-9)  5 -3  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
59 3 (-1)  3 -1  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
60 3   2   translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
61 2   2   improve the on-line help reference manual
62 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
63 2   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
64 1 (-7)  6 -2  improve the support for GTK
65 1   1   improve the on-line help user manual
66 1   1   improve the Tcl interface
67 1 (-6)  5 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
69 -2 (-9)  4 -3  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
70 -2 (-2)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
71 -2 (-4)  1 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
72 -3 (-18)  7 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
73 -7 (-19)  8 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
74 -11 (-20)  8 -9  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
75 -11 (-20)  6 -7  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -11 (-14)  1 -2  improve the Perl interface
77 -17 (-17)  0 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
78 -30 (-32)  2 -15  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -33 (-33)  0 -13  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
80 -45 (-60)  5 -27  stop adding features, there are enough already

176 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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