I would also point out the reason features seem to be added more than bugs fixed it is because it is generally easier to add something that trace the code and determine the orign of a bug and then come up with a solution for it.
A statement that echoes through projects everywhere.
And so, in spite of its virtues, shareware/open source can never really prosper.
In the realm of non free software, new features attract new users, while bugs usually haven't been noticed yet by them.
Not that CE isn't a pretty darn good free text editor. Among a number of others free or not. Not so many email clients that do IMAP well
around. It is much harder to do IMAP well.