Bug#193106: bugs.debian.org: what defaults on /Bugs page?
>> However, the results produced act like all the "Include severity"
>> boxes were checked. So why aren't they initially checked when the
>> user encounters them?
C> Because it would produce a most vomitously long URL. Not checking any of
C> the include/exclude boxes is a useful edge case, and is treated the same
C> way as checking all the include boxes.
See, there is hidden logic on that page that is not clear from the
face of it. Just like I said.
So I hope somehow the page can be redone so even the dumbest user, me,
is clear about what is going on.
Maybe have an additional box checked: "all".