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Re: On Bugs



On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 04:10:34AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 10:55:56AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:

> >my point is, I am not against console-apt being released in Debian.  However I
> >want a bug severity high enough that the maintainer takes the bug seriously.

> Why would anyone not take a "normal" severity bug seriously?

It often seems to be more a case of prioritising what gets fixed - it's
not that the bug is not being taken seriously but rather that other bugs
are being looked at first.

I've sometimes felt that there ought to be a bug severity meaning
something like "I'd be embarrassed to release this package in this state"
for cases where the package is usable but there's some glaring problem
with it that ought to be fixed before a release.

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