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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 86 (-1)  29 -1  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 81 (-4)  19 -2  improve folding
3 73 (-10)  27 -3  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
4 68   23   improve syntax highlighting speed
5 66 (-1)  26 -1  add more and better omni completion plugins
6 62 (-3)  20 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
7 60   9   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
8 57 (-1)  20 -1  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
9 56 (-4)  8 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
10 56 (-6)  26 -3  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
11 53   28   improve syntax highlighting functionality
12 50 (-5)  25 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
13 50   21   improve the support for MacOS X
14 49   20   add encryption for the swapfile
15 45   21   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
16 41 (-15)  31 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
17 35   16   improve the Python interface
18 34   12   improve completion in Insert mode
19 33 (-2)  10 -1  improve the Ruby interface
20 32   11   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
21 32   15   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
22 31   14   add syntax highlighting for more languages
23 30 (-2)  10 -1  improve completion on the command line
24 29 (-6)  8 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
25 28   10   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
26 28   14   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
27 28   16   improve the startup speed
28 27   11   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
29 26   7   improve the quickfix commands
30 22   13   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
31 21   8   improve on-the-fly spell checking
32 21   8   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
33 21   10   improve the performance of reading and writing files
34 21   10   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
35 20 (-3)  11 -1  add more features to Vim scripting
36 18 (-1)  5 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
37 18   11   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
38 17   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
39 17   7   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
40 15   7   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
41 15   4   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 15   5   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
43 13 (-4)  7 -1  add file locking
44 12 (-5)  11 -2  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
45 11 (-1)  8 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
46 10 (-5)  5 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
47 9   3   improve the Cscope interface
48 7   4   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
49 7 (-2)  5 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
50 6   5   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
51 5   4   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
52 5 (-1)  4 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
53 4   3   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
54 4   2   improve the support for GTK
55 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
56 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
57 4   4   improve the remote server functionality
58 3 (-6)  5 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
59 3 (-6)  5 -3  improve the support for MS-Windows
60 2 (-1)  3 -1  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
61 1   1   improve the OLE interface
62 1   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
63 1 (-2)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
64 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
65 0 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
66 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
67 -1 (-6)  2 -4  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
68 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
69 -1 (-3)  2 -2  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
70 -1 (-10)  3 -2  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
71 -2 (-8)  5 -3  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
72 -4 (-8)  3 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
73 -7 (-13)  2 -6  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
74 -8 (-11)  3 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
75 -10 (-11)  1 -5  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
76 -22 (-27)  3 -11  make Vim available as a .net object
77 -22 (-22)  0 -11  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -23 (-24)  1 -13  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
79 -65 (-65)  0 -25  stop adding features, there are enough already

122 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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