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Re: Is a bug RC relevant if it has an influence on the health of a person

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 11:58, gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Sep 2010 11:40:49 +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
>> with GNUmed we currently have a case where a bug is not RC regarding the
>> computer system and would not match our criterion of RC bugs.  However,
>> the influence of this bug might harm the health of patients of the
>> doctor who might use this version of GNUmed.
> Doesn't that simply count as severity: grave - "makes the package in
> question unusable or mostly so"?
>> IMHO we should enhance our definition for what
>> RC critical means.
> IMO "grave" doesn't only mean "segfaults at start" etc. but also
> "produces garbage, shows completely wrong results, doesn't fulfill its
> core purpose, ...".

...risks patients' lives, ...

Definitely RC, 'grave' severity.

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