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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
1 242 (-28)  99 -10  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
2 213 (-40)  99 -19  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 195   75   add more and better omni completion plugins
4 157 (-6)  58 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
5 147 (-15)  65 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
6 142 (-3)  65 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
7 136   62   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
8 125 (-18)  66 -7  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
9 120   41   improve folding
10 109 (-6)  57 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 87 (-7)  56 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
12 82   45   improve syntax highlighting functionality
13 82 (-10)  21 -5  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
14 76 (-1)  43 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
15 75 (-1)  39 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
16 74   35   improve the startup speed
17 69 (-3)  30 -3  improve the support for MacOS X
18 68   31   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
19 67 (-26)  43 -14  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
20 60   28   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
21 57   31   improve completion in Insert mode
22 54 (-6)  22 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
23 49 (-2)  24 -1  improve completion on the command line
24 49   33   improve the Python interface
25 46   16   improve the quickfix commands
26 45 (-1)  23 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
27 44   22   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
28 40   24   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
29 38 (-1)  29 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
30 36 (-4)  21 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
31 34   17   improve the performance of reading and writing files
32 33   18   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
33 32 (-5)  22 -2  improve on-the-fly spell checking
34 30 (-1)  15 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
35 30   10   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
36 29 (-5)  21 -2  improve the Ruby interface
37 28   14   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
38 27   13   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
39 27 (-1)  15 -1  lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
40 26 (-5)  16 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
41 24 (-2)  15 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
42 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
43 24   15   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 23 (-13)  21 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
45 21   12   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
46 21   9   improve the support for GTK
47 21 (-6)  18 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
48 19   11   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
49 16 (-7)  15 -5  add encryption for the swapfile
50 16 (-2)  6 -1  improve the Cscope interface
51 15   8   improve the Perl interface
52 14   7   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
53 12   10   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
54 12 (-2)  12 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
55 12 (-12)  10 -5  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
56 11   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
57 10 (-1)  5 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
58 9 (-19)  13 -11  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
59 6 (-14)  9 -9  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
60 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 5 (-3)  7 -3  add file locking
62 5 (-5)  5 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
63 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
64 2   1   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
65 2 (-12)  4 -7  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
66 1 (-3)  3 -3  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
67 1 (-1)  2 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
68 0 (-6)  5 -1  improve the remote server functionality
69 -1 (-4)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
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 -2 (-8)  5 -5  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -4 (-4)  0 -1  improve the Tcl interface
74 -4 (-4)  0 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -5 (-27)  13 -17  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
76 -5 (-8)  3 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
77 -11 (-24)  3 -13  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
78 -17 (-18)  1 -14  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -30 (-31)  1 -19  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -37 (-43)  3 -19  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
81 -57 (-67)  4 -32  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -96 (-117)  12 -50  stop adding features, there are enough already

295 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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