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For example, the UnityAnswers FAQ:

Don't write things that will be irrelevant in a few days.

This is in response to Doom 3 Codebase release details?

I was going to comment it with a link from our GameDev FAQ, until I looked at the FAQ, and realized it doesn't say anything about time restrictions. Now, it's possible the Doom Question won't become irrelevant, as it would at least have a link to the actual code.

But in general, is it a good idea to avoid time-dependent Questions, and/or should the FAQ be updated?

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    \$\begingroup\$ And why exactly is faq a reserved tag, anyway? \$\endgroup\$ – Cyclops Jul 29 '10 at 16:03
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    \$\begingroup\$ Because it makes a kind of faq page, you have to look at Meta.SO to really get it though. If you look at the side you will see frequently asked meta.stackoverflow.com \$\endgroup\$ – Jesse Dorsey Aug 29 '10 at 3:07
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Well, we already have a close case for that. Too Localized, can also refer to being only relevant to a particular point in time.

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    \$\begingroup\$ But how would people know the question should be closed (or not asked at all)? I'm wondering if we should modify the FAQ (or have the moderators do it). \$\endgroup\$ – Cyclops Jul 29 '10 at 19:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ Just checked, the FAQ page is kind of lacking on close reasons. If you want you can add it in the "What should our FAQ" contain question for voting, if not I'll add it when I get freetime later tonight. \$\endgroup\$ – Jesse Dorsey Jul 29 '10 at 20:07
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    \$\begingroup\$ +1 For the sake of Community♦, and the issue doesn't seem to be much of a general problem. \$\endgroup\$ – aaaaaaaaaaaa Oct 7 '13 at 20:45

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