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Re: BTS 'privileges' [was Re: Bug#224742: Related to this issue...]

On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 01:35:06PM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 03:35, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Some things are the maintainer's prerogative, and some are not.
> > Deciding whether a bug is release-critical is not a maintainer's
> > prerogative; nor is closing bug reports for outstanding RC issues.

> Where do you get that from? or do you mean "...is not solely the
> maintainer's prerogative..."?

> I have been accustomed to review the submitter's assessment of severity
> and change it as I think appropriate.

Yes, this seems a more accurate wording.  Alternatively, I would say
it's not the maintainer's prerogative to decide what *constitutes* an RC
bug, though examining any particular bug report for RC-ness is
principally the maintainer's domain.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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