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

On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 12:38:05PM +0200, Michael Tautschnig wrote:

> > 	Here comes the bug: GNUmed will, given appropriate
> > 	circumstances, OVERWRITE the first allergy against Sugar.


> > You die in hospital because of a second anaphylactic
> > reaction to Sugar.

> [...]
> Although I do see the point of "harms people" missing in the description of
> severities, *all* RC-level severities already seem to apply, given the above
> description (quoting [1]):
> - critical: "... or causes serious data loss, ..." (although internal to GNUmed,
>   it does cause loss of a patient's data)
> - grave: "makes the package in question unusable or mostly so, ..." (given the
>   above description, it shall better not be used by any medic)
> - serious: "... or, in the package maintainer's or release manager's opinion, makes
>   the package unsuitable for release." (the easiest one: paste Karsten's
>   description into a bug report and you're done)

Filed a bug:


but reportbug did not let me specify either of RC / critical
/ grave / serious / security ...

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