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Do questions need to be relevant forever?

I noticed a lot of questions get closed because they ask questions that may become obsolete in the future.

One thing this site is lacking (from that stats at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/10947/project-management) is questions being asked.

I've personally started typing several questions, but stopped and cancelled because I figure it will just be closed for this reason.

Is this important? Do we really need to be proactive about questions that might be less relevant at some point in the future?

I understand quality is important, but if you're too restrictive, this could risk becoming a "read-only" site.