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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
1 237 (-35)  97 -12  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 203 (-58)  98 -22  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 197   74   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 168 (-6)  59 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 162 (-15)  67 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 152 (-3)  65 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
7 135 (-11)  65 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 126   54   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 118 (-7)  60 -3  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
10 109 (-4)  59 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
11 101   39   improve folding
12 89   47   improve syntax highlighting functionality
13 88 (-10)  20 -5  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
14 80 (-1)  43 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
15 79 (-3)  33 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
16 78 (-1)  38 -1  improve the startup speed
17 74   37   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
18 71 (-26)  44 -15  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
19 66   29   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
20 55   29   improve completion in Insert mode
21 54 (-6)  22 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
22 51   18   improve the quickfix commands
23 49 (-5)  25 -2  add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
24 48 (-2)  23 -1  improve completion on the command line
25 48   32   improve the Python interface
26 45   21   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
27 43 (-1)  21 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
28 43 (-4)  22 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
29 34 (-1)  25 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
30 34   21   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
31 33 (-1)  15 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
32 32 (-1)  17 -1  improve the performance of reading and writing files
33 31 (-5)  22 -2  improve the Ruby interface
34 30   18   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
35 30 (-7)  18 -5  add encryption for the swapfile
36 29   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
37 29 (-9)  21 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
38 29 (-5)  19 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
39 28 (-1)  9 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
40 27 (-1)  14 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
41 25 (-2)  16 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
42 23   9   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
43 23   14   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 22 (-5)  15 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
45 22   10   improve the support for GTK
46 22   11   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
47 20   12   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
48 20   11   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
49 20 (-6)  15 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
50 17   7   improve the Perl interface
51 17 (-2)  7 -1  improve the Cscope interface
52 14 (-1)  13 -1  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
53 14   7   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
54 12 (-13)  11 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
55 9 (-24)  13 -17  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
56 9   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
57 9 (-19)  13 -11  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
58 8   7   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
59 8 (-4)  6 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
60 7 (-2)  8 -2  add file locking
61 5   2   improve the on-line help reference manual
62 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
63 4 (-15)  8 -10  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
64 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
65 1 (-7)  6 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
66 0 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
67 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
68 -1 (-4)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
69 -1 (-15)  4 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
72 -3 (-5)  2 -4  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
73 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
74 -5 (-8)  3 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
75 -6 (-6)  0 -3  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
76 -11 (-24)  3 -13  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -13 (-14)  1 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -32 (-33)  1 -19  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -38 (-44)  3 -18  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -46 (-56)  4 -30  make Vim available as a .net object
81 -100 (-116)  10 -47  stop adding features, there are enough already

297 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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