[tor-dev] Trac priorities and severities

Tim Wilson-Brown - teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 12:17:22 UTC 2015

> On 14 Oct 2015, at 23:13, George Kadianakis <desnacked at riseup.net> wrote:
> David Goulet <dgoulet at ev0ke.net <mailto:dgoulet at ev0ke.net>> writes:
>> On 07 Oct (11:56:32), David Goulet wrote:
>>> Hello tor-dev!
>>> While 028 bug triaging, we realized that we *really* need priorities to
>>> not be a banana field deprive of useful meaning. If you are unaware or
>>> don't remember, the priority field in a trac ticket can be:
>>>    blocker critical major normal minor trivial
>>> Those are "severities" *NOT* priorities. Now I propose the following:
>>> 1) I take those above and copy them to the already existing but empty
>>> severity field. They seem reasonable and we are used to them.
>>> ...
>> P.S
>> For now, when you open a ticket, there are no default for both since
>> there is a bug in trac that doesn't allow me to change it. I've pinged
>> a sysadmin so hopefully will be resolved soon.
> Thanks for the transitioning!
> FWIW, it seems that the current default Priority for new tickets is
> "Immediate" and the default Severity is "Blocker".  This might cause
> people who don't know how trac works, submitting stressfull trac tickets.

And every time I edit an existing ticket, it gets severity “Blocker”, because there’s no severity assigned.


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