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From: Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o>
To: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 04:17:01
Message-Id: 1080966515.1038.4.camel@sephora
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug by Donnie Berkholz
On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 18:40, Donnie Berkholz wrote:

> Here's a few suggestions, based on personal experience: > > 1) Not all developers use or care about the priority. Your assumption is > just that. > > 2) Let the developers set the priorities. They know (or should know) > what's important and what's not. Some of them will get annoyed if people > screw around with the priorities after they have been set. > > 3) Priority is a very subjective issue. Sure, you consider it a blocker, > but perhaps to another person a blocker bug is something that completely > destroys an installed Gentoo system. > > 4) If you want the assignees to pay attention to a bug, create some > activity. Add a (polite!) comment requesting attention. That way the > assignees get an email reminding them of its existence if they were > concentrating on other things. > > Thanks,
The cause for concern in Andrew's case is that the bug was assigned to an ex-developer, so it was not even likely to see any attention. DevRel should look at the bugzilla accounts reassign bugs as part of a cleaning process this week. Thanks, -- Seemant Kulleen Developer and Project Co-ordinator, Gentoo Linux http://dev.gentoo.org/~seemant Public Key: http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x3458780E Key fingerprint = 23A9 7CB5 9BBB 4F8D 549B 6593 EDA2 65D8 3458 780E

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug [resolved] Andrew Ross <aross@×××××××××××.au>