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Subject: Re: [boost] Report # 29 (aka 1.45 blockers) is too narrow
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-24 13:40:33

Jim Bell wrote:

> I think that boost report # 29
> ( is too narrow a query. If
> you remove the "Milestone" filter you get nearly fifty tickets marked
> Showstopper, going back 22 months.
> A ticket's originator may not know what milestone to fill in, and
> his/her ticket shouldn't be lost because of that.

Or the ticket's originator may have used "showstopper" just because
he overestimated the importance of the bug. Therefore, "showstopper"
severity does not necessary mean anything.

> I think they all need review.

And -- who exactly do you suggest review them -- given that per above,
you actually have to review every single open bug, not just bugs with
specific severity.

- Volodya

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