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Bug#695531: /Bugs/Developer#severities: misleading description of serious

reopen 695531
reassign 695531 bugs.debian.org

On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 11:09:21PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> No idea how you read that.  Or what you think "strictly violates" means.
> There's no definition of what "severe" means here.  

I was using "strictly violate" as a shortcut not to repeat "violate a
must or required". In any case you just underline that clarification is

> In practice, it
> means "rc_policy".

I got your point by now. Granted it took a while. So I am now trying to
document it, because the current documentation is lacking on this point.

> Please drop this already.

There is no use in silencing legitimate concern. I acknowledge that this
is bad timing given the pending release. On the bright side the issue is
clearly not release critical, so you can just skip it and let the
corresponding maintainers handle it when they see fit.


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