Don't re-ask that question, it'll be closed as not constructive.
That question was asked in the relatively early days of Stack Overflow, before all the kinks had been worked out. One change between then and now is that questions asking about open-ended comparisons or pro/con lists are closed because there's not really any right answer.
Jeff wrote about the problem, providing more insight into why those questions just aren't a good fit.
For the general problem of wanting an update on an old question, it's okay to ask a new question if you make clear that you've seen the old question and need a new solution. Something like:
I'm having trouble frobbing the widget in my thingamajig. I've tried to solutions in
<link to old question about widget frobbing>, but they were written twenty years ago and don't seem to work with the new thingamajig 2.0. Ideas?