Agreed, very well said.
As to the issue at hand:
I delete only those posts which are offensive and/or with the sole purpose of harassing or disparaging another member. Edits are almost always limited to deleting unnecessary quoted material.
You will note Dan’s post remains, untouched, which asks about the new firmware and its impact on what he describes as hiss and an issue with the mute function. As Ted subsequently notes, Dan’s idiosyncratic issue with his particular amp has already been discussed - but there is no harm in doing so again.
Now to the bigger issue:
Dan and Jap are the same person. As here, “Jap” typically posts to support Dan’s complaints, to “thank” him for his posts, and to provide Dan with a presence, even though Dan repeatedly stated he would not be back.
When “Jap” posts solely to be unpleasant, his posts get deleted. If Dan as Jap posts constructively, I leave the posts alone.
I have tried to isolate the rest of you from this nonsense, but there is only so much I can control. I do not want to ban Dan and have repeatedly encouraged him to constructively participate.
Back to your regularly scheduled programming.