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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 94 (-3)  32 -2  fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 73 (-12)  28 -4  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
3 73 (-4)  16 -2  improve folding
4 69 (-1)  27 -1  add more and better omni completion plugins
5 66   23   improve syntax highlighting speed
6 61   10   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
7 55 (-16)  34 -5  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
8 51 (-3)  17 -1  improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
9 49   26   improve syntax highlighting functionality
10 49   23   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
11 47 (-5)  25 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
12 44 (-7)  21 -4  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
13 42 (-4)  6 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
14 41   15   add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
15 33 (-4)  19 -1  improve the support for MacOS X
16 33   15   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
17 33   14   improve the performance of reading and writing files
18 32   17   improve the startup speed
19 31   10   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
20 31   11   improve completion in Insert mode
21 30   13   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
22 29   8   improve printing with ":hardcopy"
23 28   10   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
24 28   12   improve the Python interface
25 26   10   improve on-the-fly spell checking
26 26 (-2)  9 -1  improve the Ruby interface
27 25   10   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
28 24   11   add syntax highlighting for more languages
29 23   7   improve the quickfix commands
30 23 (-2)  9 -1  improve completion on the command line
31 22   12   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
32 21   8   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
33 21   13   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
34 21   7   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
35 20   3   make it possible to set a different background color for inactive windows
36 20   7   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
37 19 (-1)  6 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
38 19 (-3)  12 -1  add more features to Vim scripting
39 18   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
40 18   11   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
41 15   4   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
42 14 (-4)  7 -1  add file locking
43 14 (-5)  12 -2  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
44 12   3   improve the Cscope interface
45 12 (-1)  9 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
46 10   6   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
47 10 (-6)  6 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
48 9 (-5)  4 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
49 9 (-4)  4 -1  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
50 8 (-2)  6 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
51 7   4   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
52 7   4   improve the support for GTK
53 6   4   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
54 6 (-1)  5 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
55 6   4   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
56 6 (-1)  3 -1  improve the on-line help user manual
57 4   3   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
58 4 (-4)  4 -3  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
59 3   3   improve the remote server functionality
60 3 (-5)  5 -2  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
61 2 (-1)  2 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
62 2 (-8)  6 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
63 1   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
64 1   1   improve the OLE interface
65 0 (-4)  3 -3  make installing and upgrading easier
66 0 (-1)  1 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
67 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
68 -1 (-1)  0 -1  improve the support for X Window with the Motif toolkit
69 -1 (-7)  5 -4  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
70 -1 (-4)  2 -3  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
71 -1 (-2)  1 -2  improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
72 -1 (-5)  4 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
73 -5 (-7)  2 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
74 -7 (-13)  2 -6  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
75 -11 (-14)  2 -8  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
76 -23 (-28)  3 -11  make Vim available as a .net object
77 -26 (-26)  0 -12  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
78 -55 (-56)  1 -21  stop adding features, there are enough already

126 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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