Re: Enhancements to the bug system
On 6 Mar 1997, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Nicolás> The bug system is a very central part of the Debian
> Nicolás> project. It is used not only for bug reports, but also for
> Nicolás> patches, features wanted, and many etc's. There should be a
> Nicolás> way to prioritize bugs reported. This could be done by ading
> Nicolás> one more header...
> Who decides what the priority is?
> a) The reporter (tendency to inflate urgency)
> b) The maintainer (tendency to minimize severity)
> c) Someone else (becomes the bottleneck)
Initially the reporter. The maintainer (or some other Debian Important
Guy) can reprioritize bugs at will...
Priority changes could be posted to the lists, so that everybody can