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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
1 219 (-27)  85 -13  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
2 193   75   add more and better omni completion plugins
3 186 (-26)  79 -10  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 164 (-12)  63 -1  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
5 146 (-4)  44 -3  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 136 (-12)  60 -5  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
7 124 (-1)  41 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
8 123   40   improve folding
9 122   55   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
10 115 (-3)  55 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
11 101 (-5)  18 -4  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
12 93 (-6)  47 -2  better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 79   39   improve syntax highlighting functionality
14 66 (-15)  51 -4  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
15 60   30   improve completion in Insert mode
16 59 (-7)  23 -4  improve the support for MacOS X
17 58   27   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
18 57 (-4)  19 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
19 56   21   improve on-the-fly spell checking
20 55 (-23)  31 -11  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
21 54 (-1)  31 -1  improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
22 51 (-1)  25 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
23 51   25   improve the startup speed
24 50   23   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
25 49   28   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
26 46   19   improve completion on the command line
27 42   20   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
28 40 (-2)  27 -1  improve the Python interface
29 40 (-4)  18 -1  improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
30 39   12   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
31 35   15   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
32 34 (-1)  16 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
33 34   15   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
34 31   14   improve the quickfix commands
35 31   17   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
36 29   13   improve the performance of reading and writing files
37 28   15   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
38 27   14   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
39 26   12   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
40 24   10   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
41 24   9   improve the support for GTK
42 24 (-5)  14 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
43 23   14   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
44 23 (-3)  15 -2  improve the Ruby interface
45 22 (-4)  16 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
46 21 (-5)  14 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
47 19 (-9)  14 -5  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
48 19 (-9)  21 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
49 18   10   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
50 15   10   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
51 14 (-14)  14 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
52 14   9   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
53 13   7   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
54 11   7   improve the Perl interface
55 9   3   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
56 9 (-2)  7 -2  add file locking
57 9 (-2)  9 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
58 8 (-2)  5 -2  make installing and upgrading easier
59 7 (-4)  4 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
60 6   3   improve the on-line help reference manual
61 6 (-4)  6 -1  improve the remote server functionality
62 4 (-13)  4 -8  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
63 4 (-12)  6 -6  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
64 3   2   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
65 3 (-2)  5 -1  improve the Cscope interface
66 3   2   add scope arguments to the ":tag" command (like Elvis)
67 1 (-2)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
68 1 (-11)  8 -6  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
69 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
70 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -2 (-7)  4 -4  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the OLE interface
74 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
75 -4 (-26)  10 -14  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
76 -7 (-7)  0 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
77 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -19 (-30)  4 -14  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
79 -29 (-32)  2 -16  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -30 (-32)  1 -19  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
81 -41 (-58)  7 -27  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -101 (-122)  11 -44  stop adding features, there are enough already

258 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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