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To: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
From: Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o>
Subject: Re: Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 20:28:36 -0800
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

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