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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
1 113   29   fix all problems, big and small; make Vim more robust
2 70 (-5)  15 -2  improve folding
3 67   21   improve diff mode: automatic refresh, better merge support
4 67 (-1)  25 -1  add more and better omni completion plugins
5 67   24   improve syntax highlighting speed
6 61   21   better plugin management system: automatic updates and dependencies
7 60 (-10)  26 -3  support embedding of Vim in another GUI program
8 60 (-4)  9 -1  support multiple top-level windows for one running Vim
9 60   21   improve the support for MacOS X
10 60   9   improve the performance of Vim scripts (pre-compile them)
11 56 (-4)  22 -2  add collaborative editing: changes made to a buffer show up in another Vim in a second
12 54 (-5)  26 -2  add an indication what text was changed since editing started (change bar or diff)
13 53 (-1)  21 -1  add encryption for the swapfile
14 51 (-8)  24 -4  add integration with Python instead of inventing more Vim script
15 43   24   improve syntax highlighting functionality
16 42 (-15)  29 -4  add IDE features (debugger integration, shell window)
17 41   18   add smart cut/paste: fix white space before and after pasted text
18 36   15   add a menu that lists the most recently used files
19 35   15   add syntax highlighting for more languages
20 34 (-2)  11 -1  improve completion on the command line
21 34   12   improve completion in Insert mode
22 33 (-2)  10 -1  improve the Ruby interface
23 31 (-1)  17 -1  improve the startup speed
24 31   10   add a command to repeat a whole mapping (not only its last change)
25 29   15   improve the Python interface
26 27   11   improve "gq" formatting of text (left&right justified, comments option)
27 27 (-6)  7 -1  improve printing with ":hardcopy"
28 25   6   improve the quickfix commands
29 25   9   improve on-the-fly spell checking
30 23   14   improve Visual block mode; make Ex commands work on rectangles
31 22   11   improve the performance of scrolling and displaying
32 22   9   lower the amount of memory that Vim uses when running
33 21   8   improve 'cindent', auto-indenting for C and C++
34 20   6   improve multi-byte character support (e.g., 'langmap')
35 20   8   improve flexible auto-indenting and support more languages
36 18   10   improve the performance of reading and writing files
37 17   7   improve debug mode (debugging Vim scripts and functions)
38 17 (-1)  4 -1  add autocommand events for Insert mode, before/after inserting a character
39 16 (-9)  10 -2  add more features to Vim scripting
40 16   7   add patterns to define section borders for "{", "[[", "%", etc
41 15 (-4)  6 -1  add file locking
42 14   3   add more autocommand events (for ":cd", jump to tag, etc.)
43 13   9   add a method to repeat a previous change ("c.", "d.", etc.)
44 13 (-5)  5 -4  improve the support for MS-Windows
45 12 (-1)  9 -1  add vertical mode for operators (e.g., delete word in five lines)
46 11 (-5)  6 -3  add GUI dialog to record/stop/play a keystroke macro
47 9   3   improve the Cscope interface
48 9 (-5)  8 -2  add diff/merge capability for CVS, like in emacs
49 8 (-6)  6 -4  make it possible to use Vim as a plugin in Eclipse
50 7   4   add flexible tab stops, can be used for tables
51 6 (-2)  4 -1  improve ":mksession" support (switch to a previously saved state)
52 6   5   improve searching in the on-line help, add more tags
53 6   3   improve the remote server functionality
54 5 (-1)  4 -1  add option not to move the cursor when using a scrollbar
55 5   4   improve the tutor (course for beginners)
56 4   3   add better support for editing files in projects (with ID utils)
57 4 (-1)  2 -1  improve 'viminfo' (keeping information when quitting Vim)
58 4   2   improve the support for GTK
59 4   1   improve the OLE interface
60 3 (-2)  2 -2  improve the on-line help user manual
61 2 (-1)  2 -1  add editing of a hidden buffer (useful in scripts only)
62 1 (-2)  2 -2  improve the Visual Studio interface (VisVim)
63 1   1   add an "open" mode, like the original Vi
64 1   1   improve the support for X Window with the Athena toolkit
65 0 (-1)  1 -1  improve the on-line help reference manual
66 -1 (-7)  3 -5  add GUI version that uses Qt (aka kvim)
67 -1 (-10)  3 -2  add a portable GUI toolkit for nice dialogs in Vim script
68 -1 (-3)  2 -2  translate the on-line help to German, French, Spanish, etc.
69 -2 (-8)  5 -3  make Vim simpler to learn and easier to use
70 -4 (-8)  3 -4  make installing and upgrading easier
71 -5 (-7)  2 -3  reduce the size of the distribution (harddisk usage)
72 -7 (-14)  3 -7  add more GUI functions (requesters, menus, dialogs)
73 -8 (-11)  3 -3  create a vim-script maillist, for announcements about new and updated scripts
74 -14 (-14)  0 -8  improve the support for MacOS 9 and earlier
75 -14 (-15)  1 -6  improve Vi compatibility, even the smallest detail
76 -22 (-23)  1 -12  improve the 16 bit DOS version (avoid out-of-memory problems)
77 -22 (-27)  3 -11  make Vim available as a .net object
78 -64 (-64)  0 -25  stop adding features, there are enough already

122 registered Vim users and sponsors have entered votes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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