As seen on List of freely available programming books, there is a question specific note being displayed at the beginning:
This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you can ask similar questions here.
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However, sites that scrape the content off of the page might show the question being only the note shown above; for example, attaching a link to a Facebook Post will show it as this:
Moving the note to the bottom would display the question contents rather than just the note itself. So, should future question specific notes be placed on the bottom of the question instead of the top?