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What to do about deprecated questions & answers? [duplicate]

Sometimes I hit some questions with code samples in the question or some of the answers that are deprecated. Example: The before destroy callback In this question from 2009 about some feature of ...
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7 votes
2 answers
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What to do with obsolete posts? [duplicate]

I've just run into this question asked in 2008. It has an accepted answer, which was good until 2009 when namespaces were introduced into PHP 5.3. But since 2010 it is no more correct, see my reaction....
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How to handle outdated answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? I searched for how to handle exceptions in rspec and got to this question. It did not help as the syntax is outdated. So I figured it out ...
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reasking outdated questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? I was looking over the subject of unit testing and found this 4 year old topic. NUnit vs Visual Studio 2008's Test Projects for Unit ...
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Pointing out use of deprecated code: edit, comment, new answer or nothing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? What to do about deprecated questions & answers? If an answer for an older question uses now deprecated functions from an API, what is ...
Sean's user avatar
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Are obsolete "best answers" really down-voted and replaced by newer ones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? I wonder if one final goal of the Stack (that is, to have all-the-time the best answer on the top of the list, even when technology changes) ...
Rabskatran's user avatar
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What should we do when the top answer is out of date and the edit review queue is full? [duplicate]

Recently I came across a small, but meaningful JavaScript question: Is there any functions like Promise.all() but that runs all promises even after one fails? It was closed as a duplicate, and that ...
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2 answers
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your old upvoted/accepted answers, what to do about them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? This was already asked from question poster's side, but what about answer posters side? I've have had recently received down-votes on ...
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Downvote answers that are no longer correct? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? Given an old question that has old answers that were correct when answered. Now consider that something has changed that makes one or more ...
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Should previously correct answers be downvoted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? Should outdated answers be voted down? Some answers were correct at the time they were posted, but became outdated (quite often due to an ...
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Looking for concise guide on what to do with obsolete answers [duplicate]

I'm looking for clear, concise guidelines on what to do when one comes across an answer (written by another user, and not necessarily the accepted answer, or one with high votes) that is now ...
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What do you do when a question or answer becomes outdated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? What to do about deprecated questions & answers? Questions and their answers become stagnant over time. A question could have had one ...
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2 votes
1 answer
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How do I reopen a question with has an accepted answer that is obsolete or broken? [duplicate]

There are questions which have accepted answers but the answers are either irrelevant to the present day context (though the question is still relevant) or link to web pages that no longer exist. ...
Ivan's user avatar
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1 answer
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Making a significant improvement to an answer already accepted or upvoted, where to put update? [duplicate]

This would be a person making an edit to that's person's own prior answer that makes a significant improvement. Say it's an algorithm improvement that reduces time complexity (such as from O(log(n)) ...
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Etiquette for questions whose answer is stale [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with obsolete answers? As StackOverflow has gotten older and the recommended way of doing things has evolved over time. A feature was proposed earlier, but it ...
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