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Re: Removing "Severity" from New Bug form


On 12/8/2015 4:26 PM, FrÃdÃric Buclin wrote:
> Le 08. 12. 15 14:16, Jonathan Wakely a Ãcrit :
>>> Dropping it is ok I think.
>>
>> Yes, even for the valid "enhancement" cases a maintainer who triages
>> the report could set that easily enough.
> 
> If maintainers still use the severity field to triage bugs, then it
> should not be dropped. It would be much easier to restrict the ability
> to edit the severity field to users with editbugs privs (basically users
> with a @gcc.gnu.org account + a few other accounts).
> 

If the person submitting the PR gets to set the severity field, it
should be dropped.  If anybody sets the severity, it should be the
people *doing* the triage or the person to whom the PR is eventually
assigned.

John


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