Severity levels

Austin English austinenglish at
Tue May 5 10:00:55 CDT 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Darragh Bailey
<felix at> wrote:
> In catching up on this long discussion, this is the first post that I've
> seen that actually comes close to pin-pointing what is being requested.
> Current:
> Severity = messure of bug impact on wine
> Requested:
> Severity = message of bug impact on application running in wine
> IMHO the bugzilla severity field is not the right place to measure
> impact to other applications of bugs in the current development.
> Attempting to track that type of information in the severity field
> will always lead to confusion and problems.
> A more logical approach would be to either add a different field or use
> tags to track the impact on the affected app.

Again, bugzilla is a developer's tool.

That sort of information belongs in the AppDB, not bugzilla.


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