Re: severities of blocking bugs
Ian Jackson <email@example.com> writes:
> Thomas Bushnell BSG writes ("Re: severities of blocking bugs"):
>> Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > As opposed to writing to demand that the maintainer spend their free
>> > time to help you fix your problem !
>> How does adjusting the severity of a bug report amount to a demand
>> that the maintainer spend their free time to solve a problem?
> Many (most?) maintainers use the BTS severity state to manage their
> worklist. That is, the severity is a largley a note to themselves as
> to which order to do things in or what priority to give them. To
> demand that the bug has increased severity is exactly like demanding
> that they edit their todo list to put your desires at the top.
You keep using the word "demand". It's not appropriate. Nobody is
demanding anything. Marking it higher severity does not "demand"