blueprint priorities

Kees Cook kees.cook at
Tue May 24 22:20:01 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 03:03:54PM -0700, Allison Randal wrote:
> I'm looking for more details on how people use blueprints, particularly
> what the blueprint priorities mean.
> If there's a page on this already, let me know and I'll work on getting
> it a higher profile so it appears on Google/ searches. If
> we don't have it documented yet, does this list map to how you use the
> priorities?
> Essential - Must happen in this cycle
> High - Desirable in this cycle
> Medium - Would like to happen in this cycle
> Low - Likely to be dropped from this cycle
> Rejected - Not considered in this cycle
> If that's not quite right, how do you use the priorities, and do you
> have some suggestions on better definitions?

This is basically how the security team works, yes.

I would probably replace "Desirable in this cycle" with "Important for
this cycle" or maybe "Likely in this cycle", otherwise it sounds too
close to "Medium" to me.


Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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