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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
1 171   46   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 147 (-8)  59 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
3 142 (-12)  52 -5  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
4 106 (-7)  30 -2  improve folding
5 103 (-1)  34 -1  improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
6 100 (-6)  34 -4  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
7 95   47   add more and better omni completion plugins
8 90 (-2)  16 -2  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
9 87 (-9)  41 -2  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
10 85   38   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
11 75 (-3)  35 -1  improve syntax highlighting speed
12 55   28   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
13 52   16   improve on-the-fly spell checking
14 52 (-5)  20 -2  improve the support for MacOS X
15 48   14   improve completion on the command line
16 47 (-1)  20 -1  improve the startup speed
17 47   22   improve syntax highlighting functionality
18 46   23   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
19 43 (-16)  33 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
20 39 (-4)  14 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
21 38 (-8)  16 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
22 38   22   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
23 36   14   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
24 35   14   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
25 34 (-4)  16 -4  add encryption for the swapfile
26 34   18   improve completion in Insert mode
27 31   20   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
28 31 (-1)  18 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
29 28 (-2)  22 -1  improve the Python interface
30 27   12   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
31 27 (-6)  11 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
32 27   9   improve the performance of reading and writing files
33 27   11   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
34 26   15   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
35 25 (-14)  13 -5  improve the support for MS-Windows
36 24   12   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
37 23 (-4)  13 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
38 22   8   improve the quickfix commands
39 22 (-9)  16 -2  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
40 22   12   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
41 21   11   add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
42 20   9   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
43 18 (-10)  12 -3  add more features to Vim scripting
44 18 (-5)  7 -4  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
45 15   7   improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
46 15   9   improve the support for GTK
47 15 (-4)  10 -2  improve the Ruby interface
48 14   9   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
49 13   7   improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
50 13 (-4)  9 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
51 12   4   add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
52 12   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
53 11   4   add file locking
54 11   7   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
55 11   8   add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
56 10 (-4)  7 -1  improve the remote server functionality
57 9   5   improve the Perl interface
58 9   6   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
59 7   4   improve the on-line help reference manual
60 6   6   improve the Cscope interface
61 5   2   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
62 5 (-1)  3 -1  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 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
71 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
72 -1 (-5)  3 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
73 -2 (-2)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
74 -3 (-9)  4 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
75 -10 (-23)  7 -12  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
76 -10 (-18)  4 -10  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
77 -11 (-11)  0 -4  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
78 -12 (-12)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -21 (-23)  1 -15  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
80 -25 (-27)  1 -16  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
81 -35 (-46)  6 -18  make Vim available as a .net object
82 -62 (-74)  6 -30  stop adding features, there are enough already

192 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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