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Re: Bug#97671: xutils: why is rstart.real a conffile?

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 02:29:54PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > My feeling as package maintainer is that, if you as Release Manager
> > don't regard it is a show-stopper for release, then I should be
> > permitted to prioritize the bug as I see fit.
> Hmm.  Ponder.
> Severity should not be changed.  It is well defined, as to what it does.
> However, maybe a second field, that the maintainer has full control over, that
> signifies the order in which he is looking at bugs, or something.

"Priority: fun, tricky, taxing, mayhem". :)

In fact, the PuTTY bug system uses exactly this for its Difficulty:
field. It's probably the wrong way round for triage, though. Maybe
something like "Urgency: critical, high, medium, low, round-tuit".

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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