This question on stackoverflow was closed today by moderators:
The question is a goldmine of useful information for Xcode and serves a useful purpose. Why the heck is it closed and locked?
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What's the problem with it being closed and locked? This just means no new answers can be added. And since it has 88 very good answers already, is there really a need for more answers?
It's had two full years to get answers -- surely that is sufficient?
Questions with lists of 'answers' that grow infinitely and without bound have to be capped at some point.
(We find that users aren't exactly diligent about checking all 12+ pages of a question before adding another "answer" of their own to the heap.)
edit: I changed the title so it's clear this is a "Hidden Features of X" question which is allowed per previous meta discussions. I also removed the close, since locking prevents answers and that's all we need here. If you want to add to this question I suggest you edit the existing 88 answers to make them better. Remember that even low-rep and anonymous users can submit suggested edits now.
Its locked, not deleted - users can still see the question (and even edit answers).
With 88 answers its highly unlikely that someone else is going to add another meaningful answer.
The real question is why does a question with that many views need so many answers? They only detract from its overall usefulness...
A single page of useful answers is going to be fair easier to read and extract useful information from
High view count itself does not make a question immune from turning into people swapping war stories and tales from the coding trenches.
This question was asked a long time ago, in a land where things were much different. Things can always be current and bettered. This is going that way.
It's important to clean up the site and take a stand on the very old off topic and subjective & argumentative questions -- otherwise newcomers may cite them as a reason to continue asking them.