I am locking this thread.
Your post has been alerted to CNET's Admin for them to consider any response. They will be able to unlock this thread if they so wish.
Why lock the thread? The allegation is serious and needs proper consideration. To have the thread open and available to others who are not involved to post their views and/or comments could be detrimental, in my view, to both yourself and John.
If you want to make further comment that is relevant to your post, please either send an Offensive Alert post directed to me, or you can, if you wish, email me directly at
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You will understand why I have formatted my email address in that way, but for others who may read this and do not understand, email address posted in the wild in any forums are susceptible to being picked up by spam robots.
I will not discuss anything with you in any private correspondence. I will simply unlock the thread to make it available to you to make a post. Anything you do tell me will be made available to CNET Admin.
For your further information, Lee is on vacation this week and his duties are being carried out by Marc Bennett. I do not know how long a response, if any, will take.
Until I see some letters posted here on Cnet regarding post 13 of this thread I am going to consider this a threat.
I respect the abilities and talents of the Cnet moderators but do not always agree with them, nor should I. To er is human, people and groups of people make errors all the time, period. The debate will continue over the use of RAM optimization software here and elsewhere on the net. This must be accepted.
Frankly, I'm surprised at this alleged tactic by John Wilkinson. I thought we were on better terms. My view has been changed and I will act accordingly in the future. I believe John has opened a pandora's box here on Cnet, one he and we will regret in the future. This is unfortunate.
Definitions one and three as given would be the way I define a "threat".
DEG, a.k.a. Dango517, November 27, 2008 at Cnet.com ... Forum ... feedback Forum 11:00 PM. Copy taken.