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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
1 138   33   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 81   20   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
3 78 (-5)  18 -2  improve folding
4 78 (-10)  32 -3  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
5 73 (-4)  30 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
6 73   25   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
7 72   30   add more and better omni completion plugins
8 70   21   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
9 68 (-15)  29 -6  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
10 62 (-1)  8 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
11 60 (-3)  19 -1  improve the support for MacOS X
12 58   22   improve syntax highlighting speed
13 55 (-18)  30 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
14 49 (-1)  20 -1  add encryption for the swapfile
15 39   19   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
16 36   21   improve syntax highlighting functionality
17 35 (-13)  24 -3  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
18 35   14   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
19 34 (-2)  10 -1  improve completion on the command line
20 31   12   improve on-the-fly spell checking
21 30   10   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
22 29 (-2)  15 -1  improve the Python interface
23 29 (-8)  15 -1  add a menu that lists the most recently used files
24 29 (-4)  9 -2  improve the Ruby interface
25 28   12   improve completion in Insert mode
26 27   11   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
27 25   14   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
28 25 (-6)  8 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
29 23 (-4)  11 -1  add syntax highlighting for more languages
30 22   6   improve the quickfix commands
31 22 (-1)  13 -1  improve the startup speed
32 21 (-4)  6 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
33 21 (-4)  8 -1  improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
34 20   8   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
35 19   10   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
36 18   10   improve the performance of reading and writing files
37 17   9   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
38 17 (-1)  11 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
39 16   6   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
40 15 (-5)  7 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
41 15   7   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
42 15 (-9)  8 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
43 12 (-4)  6 -1  add file locking
44 11 (-1)  3 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
45 10   4   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
46 10 (-1)  3 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
47 10   5   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
48 9   5   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
49 9   5   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
50 8 (-6)  5 -1  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
51 8 (-9)  7 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
52 8 (-7)  7 -3  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
53 8   3   improve the support for GTK
54 6 (-2)  4 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
55 6   3   improve the Cscope interface
56 6 (-1)  4 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
57 5   4   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
58 4   1   improve the OLE interface
59 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
60 4 (-5)  5 -2  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
61 4   1   improve the Perl interface
62 4   4   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
63 3 (-2)  2 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
64 2 (-4)  3 -1  improve the remote server functionality
65 1   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
66 1   1   improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
67 1 (-1)  1 -1  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
68 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
69 -1 (-2)  1 -1  improve the Tcl interface
70 -2 (-3)  1 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
71 -2 (-7)  3 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
72 -5 (-7)  2 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
73 -7 (-10)  3 -5  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
74 -10 (-11)  1 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
75 -14 (-17)  2 -9  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
76 -14 (-15)  1 -8  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
77 -16 (-25)  4 -9  make Vim available as a .net object
78 -16 (-16)  0 -9  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
79 -27 (-27)  0 -13  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
80 -63 (-67)  1 -24  stop adding features, there are enough already

133 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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