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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
1 180   47   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 132 (-10)  51 -4  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
3 128 (-17)  58 -5  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
4 98 (-1)  31 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
5 98 (-7)  28 -2  improve folding
6 93 (-6)  33 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 91   45   add more and better omni completion plugins
8 89 (-2)  16 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
9 88   38   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
10 76 (-9)  35 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
11 68 (-3)  31 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
12 60 (-5)  21 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
13 52   16   improve on-the-fly spell checking
14 52   27   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
15 48   14   improve completion on the command line
16 48   23   improve syntax highlighting functionality
17 45   22   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
18 43 (-16)  32 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
19 40 (-1)  17 -1  improve the startup speed
20 37 (-3)  17 -3  add encryption for the swapfile
21 36   14   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 36 (-4)  11 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 33   13   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
24 32   20   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
25 31   13   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
26 30 (-1)  17 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 30   19   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
28 29   16   improve completion in Insert mode
29 28 (-8)  13 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
30 27   16   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
31 27   11   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
32 27   12   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
33 26 (-6)  10 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
34 26 (-2)  20 -1  improve the Python interface
35 24   9   improve the performance of reading and writing files
36 24   12   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
37 22 (-9)  16 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
38 22   8   improve the quickfix commands
39 21 (-4)  12 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
40 19 (-14)  11 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
41 18   9   add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
42 18   8   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
43 15   9   improve the support for GTK
44 15   5   add file locking
45 14 (-5)  6 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
46 14 (-4)  9 -2  improve the Ruby interface
47 14   8   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
48 13   6   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
49 13   7   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
50 13   8   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
51 12   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
52 12   4   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
53 11 (-4)  8 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
54 11   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
55 10 (-4)  7 -1  improve the remote server functionality
56 9   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
57 9 (-12)  10 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
58 9   5   improve the Perl interface
59 6 (-1)  4 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
60 5   5   improve the Cscope interface
61 5   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
62 4 (-2)  3 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
63 4   1   improve the OLE interface
64 4 (-9)  8 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
65 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 2 (-9)  4 -4  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
67 2   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
68 1 (-7)  4 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
69 0 (-2)  1 -1  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
70 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
71 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
72 -2 (-5)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -4 (-9)  4 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
74 -10 (-18)  4 -10  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -11 (-11)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
76 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
77 -12 (-21)  6 -11  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
78 -20 (-22)  1 -14  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
79 -23 (-25)  1 -14  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -32 (-43)  6 -16  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -61 (-73)  6 -29  stop adding features, there are enough already

184 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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