Use of `Severity: grave'
I've just changed the severities of about half a dozen outstanding
`grave' bug reports to `normal'. I've also reprioritised two `grave'
bugs as `critical' because they were security holes.
Please do not use `Severity: grave' to convey your annoyance at the
bug, or to indicate now bad it was for you personally.
The Severity levels have definitions, which are available at
<URL:http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Developer.html#severities>. Here they
makes unrelated software on the system (or the whole system)
break, or causes serious data loss, or introduces a security
hole on systems where you install the package.
makes the package in question unuseable or mostly so, or causes
data loss, or introduces a security hole allowing access to
the accounts of users who use the package.
the default value, for normal bugs.
for any feature request, and also for any bugs that are very
difficult to fix due to major design considerations.
(I've just added more words to `grave' to try to make it cover
everything that's `going on for critical'.)
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