[bugzilla] replace generic severity descriptions with wine specific ones

Lei Zhang thestig at google.com
Tue Sep 11 13:58:33 CDT 2007

On 9/11/07, Juan Lang <juan.lang at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'll wait for more feedback and then send another patch.
> If you assume users read the descriptions before choosing a severity,
> I think you assume a lot.  I suspect most users choose from the list
> of words, assigning their own meaning to them.  So of course, every
> bug becomes a "blocker," because hey, it's blocking me getting my work
> done.  Modding bugs down, and telling users to vote if they really
> care about a bug, is just part of triage.
> --Juan

Some users do read the severity, and they currently see:

Critical - crashes, loss of data, severe memory leak

so just about anytime Wine crashes, they mark their bugs critical.
When we mod the bug down, they get upset and occasionally sparks fly.

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