The default text editor supplied with X
Author: Chris D. Peterson, MIT X Consortium, Paulo C'esar Pereira de Andrade, The XFree86 Project Homepage: http://www.xfree86.org/4.7.0/xedit.1.html (Man page) Family: LinuxEditorFamily Platform: X License: Open Source
This is the extremely wimpy text editor that comes with the X11 distribution. Throw this piece of junk away and find something better.
(Indeed, it's about like Notepad on Windows but not nearly as pretty.)