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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
1 144 (-4)  38 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
2 141 (-9)  56 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
3 98 (-4)  29 -2  improve folding
4 91 (-10)  34 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
5 86 (-7)  38 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
6 84   17   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
7 76   22   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
8 74 (-19)  36 -6  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
9 73 (-3)  27 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
10 72   25   add more and better omni completion plugins
11 71   28   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
12 67 (-2)  5 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
13 62   16   improve the startup speed
14 60 (-18)  27 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
15 53   21   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
16 50   27   improve syntax highlighting functionality
17 43   22   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
18 40   18   improve the Python interface
19 39   18   improve completion on the command line
20 37   8   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
21 37   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 35   14   improve the performance of reading and writing files
23 34   13   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
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 32 (-6)  20 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
28 28   13   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
29 24   13   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
30 24   13   improve completion in Insert mode
31 23 (-10)  9 -6  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
32 23 (-1)  6 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
33 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
34 22   10   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
35 21 (-1)  8 -1  improve the remote server functionality
36 20   9   improve the quickfix commands
37 19   11   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
38 19   8   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
39 17 (-6)  13 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
40 16   12   add more features to Vim scripting
41 15 (-5)  10 -4  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
42 14   8   add syntax highlighting for more languages
43 13   5   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
44 12   4   improve the support for GTK
45 10 (-6)  8 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
46 10   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
47 10   5   improve the Ruby interface
48 9   7   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
49 8   2   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
50 8   5   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
51 7   4   improve the Perl interface
52 7 (-1)  7 -1  add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
53 7   6   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
54 7 (-5)  2 -2  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
55 7   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
56 7   4   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
57 6 (-1)  6 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
58 6 (-15)  8 -6  improve the support for MS-Windows
59 6   3   improve the on-line help user manual
60 5 (-5)  6 -2  add file locking
61 5   2   improve the Cscope interface
62 5 (-3)  6 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
63 4   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
64 4   2   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
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 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
69 -1 (-2)  1 -2  improve the OLE interface
70 -2 (-10)  3 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
71 -3 (-4)  1 -3  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -3 (-3)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
73 -3 (-6)  3 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
74 -4 (-26)  7 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
75 -4 (-4)  0 -1  add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
76 -15 (-16)  1 -10  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -16 (-17)  1 -7  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
78 -23 (-27)  4 -12  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
79 -29 (-31)  1 -14  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
80 -41 (-48)  4 -18  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -52 (-58)  3 -20  stop adding features, there are enough already

158 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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