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Close question as duplicate - Core should check if original is older than potential duplicate

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asked May 15 in Q2A Core by q2apro
I ran into an issue that my admin/moderator users closed old questions to new incoming questions. However, the right way would be to close new questions to old questions.

I am using the merge plugin which removes the original question after closing.

Problem: Many questions are linked from other websites, the link would be either non-existing or redirect (with the merge plugin).

Solution: Disallow the closing of old question to new ones.

The date check should happen in question-post.php
Q2A version: 1.8.0

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