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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
1 273 (-74)  109 -25  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 264 (-36)  111 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
3 211 (-1)  88 -1  add more and better omni completion plugins
4 191 (-3)  75 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
5 183 (-17)  77 -3  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 171 (-11)  64 -5  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 155   62   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 153 (-10)  67 -6  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 147 (-5)  73 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
10 131 (-6)  63 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 100 (-16)  19 -6  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 98 (-1)  51 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
13 92   51   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 92   37   improve folding
15 91 (-4)  40 -4  improve the support for MacOS X
16 78 (-2)  41 -2  improve the startup speed
17 76 (-5)  30 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
18 73 (-29)  48 -15  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
19 71   35   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
20 63   39   improve the Python interface
21 62   29   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
22 62   31   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
23 60   31   improve completion in Insert mode
24 53   19   improve the quickfix commands
25 50 (-2)  24 -1  improve completion on the command line
26 49   25   add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 46 (-6)  22 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
28 43 (-6)  17 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
29 43 (-6)  22 -2  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
30 41 (-1)  25 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
31 41   22   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
32 36 (-7)  21 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
33 35 (-6)  25 -3  improve the Ruby interface
34 34 (-5)  20 -2  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
35 32 (-1)  19 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
36 32   19   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
37 28   15   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
38 28 (-2)  20 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
39 27   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
40 26 (-11)  23 -4  improve on-the-fly spell checking
41 24   9   improve the Perl interface
42 20   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
43 20 (-8)  17 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
44 20 (-6)  17 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
45 20   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
46 20 (-8)  9 -3  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
47 20   8   improve the support for GTK
48 19 (-2)  7 -1  improve the Cscope interface
49 17 (-2)  10 -2  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
50 17   7   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
51 16 (-31)  15 -19  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
52 16   10   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
53 14 (-8)  19 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
54 14   7   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
55 9   8   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
56 8 (-4)  8 -4  add file locking
57 8 (-5)  7 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
58 7   6   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
59 7 (-18)  11 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
60 7 (-1)  4 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
61 5 (-6)  6 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
62 5   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
63 4 (-30)  19 -17  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
64 3 (-8)  5 -6  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
65 1   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
66 1 (-1)  2 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
67 -1 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
68 -2 (-4)  2 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
69 -2 (-16)  6 -9  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
70 -3 (-3)  0 -2  improve the OLE interface
71 -4 (-6)  2 -5  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
72 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
73 -5 (-5)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
74 -5 (-23)  7 -15  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
75 -12 (-25)  3 -15  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -14 (-15)  1 -12  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
77 -39 (-40)  1 -24  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
78 -42 (-52)  4 -31  make Vim available as a .net object
79 -57 (-61)  2 -21  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -110 (-126)  10 -53  stop adding features, there are enough already

326 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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