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I recently became a pro tem moderator of the Quant Finance SE. I protected a question that eventually was voted to be closed. Even after it was closed, the question was still listed as protected. This seems redundant to me since protection is to prevent drive-bys. I eventually unprotected the question (and kept it closed) just because it seems odd to have a question that was protected and closed.

Is this behaviour intentional?

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Closed questions can be reopened. Do you want the protection to be removed in the event that a question is reopened?

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Agh. You beat me to it by 20 seconds. ;) –  Anna Lear Mar 25 '11 at 19:23

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