I think this is a reference to the text editor, rather than a comment on this thread.
I'm really happy with [Bluefish on Linux. It's also available for Windows, but I have a suspicion that the Windows version is less stable. In the past, I used the [URL="http://www.coffeecup.com/free-editor/"]free](http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/index.html) Coffee Cup editor.
You can also check out this site for more suggestions, although I think it's a bit out of date.