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Re: Removing "Severity" from New Bug form
- From: John Marino <gnugcc at marino dot st>
- To: LpSolit at netscape dot net, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely dot gcc at gmail dot com>, Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>
- Cc: "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 16:36:21 +0100
- Subject: Re: Removing "Severity" from New Bug form
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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