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Re: Disputes between developers - content, draft #4

On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 05:17:55PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Duncan Findlay writes ("Re: Disputes between developers - content, draft #4"):
> > Other considerations, many of these are taken from Branden Robinson,
> > whose e-mails you don't seem to read anymore:
> ...
> > 2) You need to explain what you mean by the Project Leadership
> > explicitly (I suggest you add "(i.e. the DPL or a delegate of the DPL
> > with jurisdiction over the issue)", as Branden suggested)
> I've done this in my working draft.
> > 3) Please include the situation where people argue over bug
> > severities, not just re-assigning and closing/re-opening.
> How about this paragraph
>  * The bug is submitted at one severity, but the maintainer feels that
>  a different severity is appropriate.  In the absence of any other
>  guideance from the Project Leadership, the bug should be generally
>  left at the maintainer's preferred severity.

That doesn't cover the case where the submitter may submit at one
severity, then raise the severity and the maintainer disagrees with
the new (or either) severity.

> > Please read my diff. There are other suggestions I have not discussed
> > here, as they are relatively clear, like sentence clarifications or
> > improvements.
> As I said earlier, diffs are far too much hard work - particularly if
> they're full of stylistic and idiolectical changes which I disagree
> with.  So, I'm not going to read your diff.  Can't you suggest changes
> in prose, instead ?

I'll try to do this a little later

Duncan Findlay

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