Cream makes Vim less harsh. It gives it many of the behaviors of a modern editor, with Vim's exhaustive syntax highlighting support and the power of the VI command mode lying in wait in the background.
It has a few problems though; if I could customize away the issues, maybe it could replace Notepad++ or PSPad for day-to-day tasks, and certainly be a great option on Linux. Some of these issues are from Vim/gVim.
linux_stage_a, and try to open a file with it on
linux_fred, it tries to open the same path in the instance of cream on
Shift+F4, (char): fills the rest of the current line with a given character
iunmap <S-BS> in