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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
1 192   52   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 185 (-18)  70 -8  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 168 (-12)  60 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 142   55   add more and better omni completion plugins
5 113 (-2)  17 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
6 113 (-8)  39 -5  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 112 (-7)  34 -2  improve folding
8 111 (-9)  44 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 109 (-1)  38 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
10 103 (-3)  44 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 93   42   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
12 63 (-5)  23 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
13 58 (-2)  29 -1  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
14 57   26   improve syntax highlighting functionality
15 56   19   improve on-the-fly spell checking
16 52   25   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
17 51 (-1)  23 -1  improve the startup speed
18 50 (-4)  17 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
19 49   15   improve completion on the command line
20 48 (-22)  40 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
21 47   22   improve completion in Insert mode
22 42 (-11)  17 -6  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
23 39   18   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
24 39   23   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
25 39   24   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
26 37 (-1)  21 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 36 (-4)  17 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
28 36 (-2)  25 -1  improve the Python interface
29 35   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
30 34   14   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
31 34   13   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
32 32   12   improve the quickfix commands
33 30   12   improve the performance of reading and writing files
34 30   18   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
35 27   14   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
36 26   13   add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
37 25   13   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
38 24 (-14)  13 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
39 24 (-9)  17 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
40 23 (-4)  14 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
41 23   11   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
42 22 (-2)  12 -1  improve the Ruby interface
43 21 (-11)  14 -4  add more features to Vim scripting
44 21   10   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
45 18 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
46 16 (-11)  7 -6  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
47 15 (-4)  9 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
48 15   8   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
49 14   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
50 13   8   improve the support for GTK
51 13   8   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
52 13   7   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
53 12   4   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
54 12   5   add file locking
55 12   8   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
56 11   7   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
57 10   6   improve the Perl interface
58 10 (-4)  7 -1  improve the remote server functionality
59 9   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
60 7   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 6   6   improve the Cscope interface
62 6 (-2)  3 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
63 4   1   improve the OLE interface
64 3 (-5)  4 -2  make installing and upgrading easier
65 3 (-11)  9 -7  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
66 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
67 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
68 2 (-7)  6 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
69 0 (-3)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
73 -3 (-13)  4 -5  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
74 -3 (-5)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
75 -11 (-11)  0 -8  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
76 -11 (-11)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
77 -15 (-28)  7 -14  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
78 -16 (-24)  4 -12  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
79 -27 (-29)  1 -15  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -29 (-31)  1 -16  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
81 -33 (-50)  7 -19  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -80 (-94)  8 -34  stop adding features, there are enough already

218 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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