Why should it be? Threads are being removed if their content violates GF rules. It's closed if it's filled with spam or staff don't want anybody more to post in it. This thread still might be useful for some people, like a container of screens from textures pack if someone don't know if he should download it.
I finally got back into business (computer was acting up) and installed the new package along with 0.7. And I gotta say Im impressed with it. It was a long wait, but definately worth it every second. I love it.