Ed (Reible) departed the forum a long time ago over a perceived insult that was actually a misunderstanding. Ed contributed volumes of information to the site and is sorely missed. For this reason the site moderators are quick to let you know if your post is deemed offensive. With our global membership and one "uncommon" common language misunderstandings are to be expected. Deliberate insults are not tolerated, and explanations of easily misunderstood remarks are clarified asap. It's fine to disagree with other members as long as you respect their opinions.