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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
1 225 (-27)  96 -9  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 213 (-38)  98 -17  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 204   77   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 157 (-4)  49 -3  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 135 (-15)  60 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 134   61   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
7 131 (-6)  62 -2  improve syntax highlighting speed
8 123 (-11)  61 -4  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 114   38   improve folding
10 110 (-6)  56 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 88 (-4)  20 -3  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 85   44   improve syntax highlighting functionality
13 82 (-7)  51 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
14 77 (-1)  40 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
15 71 (-4)  30 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 70   34   improve the startup speed
17 66   29   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
18 65 (-23)  39 -12  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
19 64 (-1)  38 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
20 60   28   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 60   31   improve completion in Insert mode
22 53 (-6)  21 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 51 (-2)  25 -1  improve completion on the command line
24 48   33   improve the Python interface
25 45 (-1)  23 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
26 42   25   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
27 41 (-4)  21 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
28 40   15   improve the quickfix commands
29 38   19   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
30 34   10   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
31 34 (-1)  25 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
32 33   16   improve the performance of reading and writing files
33 32   17   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
34 32   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
35 31 (-5)  21 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
36 30 (-1)  14 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
37 27 (-1)  15 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
38 27   14   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
39 26 (-5)  18 -2  improve the Ruby interface
40 25 (-6)  19 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
41 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 24 (-5)  14 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
43 23 (-2)  14 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
44 22   13   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
45 20   8   improve the support for GTK
46 20   11   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
47 18 (-14)  17 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
48 18   10   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
49 18 (-11)  13 -5  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
50 17 (-11)  11 -5  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
51 16 (-8)  13 -6  add encryption for the swapfile
52 15 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope interface
53 13   6   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
54 13   7   improve the Perl interface
55 11   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
56 11   9   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 10 (-1)  5 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
58 10 (-2)  10 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
59 9 (-3)  8 -3  add file locking
60 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 4 (-3)  3 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
62 4 (-15)  8 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
63 4 (-6)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
64 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
65 2   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 1 (-13)  4 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
67 1 (-2)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
69 -1 (-25)  12 -15  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -2 (-8)  5 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
72 -2 (-4)  2 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
73 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
74 -4 (-21)  4 -11  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
76 -4 (-4)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
77 -8 (-8)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
78 -15 (-15)  0 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -28 (-30)  1 -18  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -40 (-43)  2 -19  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
81 -57 (-67)  4 -32  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -91 (-111)  12 -47  stop adding features, there are enough already

283 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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