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Re: Bug system severities

jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl writes:

> - "out of date": there is a newer upstream version available. 
>   This is orthogonal to the currently proposed values.

No, the severity field should describe the severity, not the type of
bug.  An out of date bug is just a normal bug.  Otherwise we would add
severities dependency-error, packaging-error, out-of-date-standards,

> - "fyi": information for the maintainer (or future maintainer in the case of
>   orphaned packages) for which regular email isn't appropriate (e.g. 
>   maintainer is busy or wants to use the bugtracking system as a reminder).

The information is probably relating to some bug - so it can just be
sent to that bug's address.


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