[development] Bug fixing stalled?

Steve Dondley sdondley at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 05:19:19 UTC 2006

I like these ideas.  The last increase to the number of ways to
classify a little while back was a big improvement.  I think there is
some merit to adding the categories you mention below.


On 1/8/06, Greg Knaddison <greg.knaddison at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/8/06, Steve Dondley <sdondley at dondley.com> wrote:
> > Don't drop everything else.  Just commit to doing 20 to 30 minutes per
> > day reviewing patches, investigating and hopefully squashing a bug or
> > two.
> >
> I have been trying to do this, but have a few questions.
> Many of the "critical" bugs only affect a small group of people.  I
> think that there are really two ideas that need to be expressed
> (severity and priority) but they are jammed into the one field
> (priority).
> If we encounter bugs that are severe, but which only affect a small
> group of people, should we change their priority to "normal" just to
> get them off this list?
> It would also be nice to have a status of "not-repeatable" since that
> seems like a discrete problem different from the current status
> values.  Or should those items just get turned into "support requests"
> and moved out of the queue?
> Greg

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