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Bug priority is a way to categorize a bug. In some organizations, it measures the urgency of fixing the bug.

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MCQ on Bug Testing

A bug was found in the product that the test cases did not highlight. As a QA Engineer, what would you do? Update the test script to cover that issue Use your product knowledge to update the test ...
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Should bugs be story-point estimated?

Devs in my team state that estimating points for a bug that needs investigation is not beneficial as it is too difficult to assess the difficulty of fixing a bug before actually laying hands on it. ...
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What is your approach to low-priority bugs?

What is your team's approach with those bugs that you open and report with the absolute certainty that there will never be time in the future to fix them? Do you think it is better to keep them ...
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priority in software testing [closed]

If there is some misspelled or mistake in copywrite information then will that be of high priority and low severity or some other would be answer for this ?
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Priority and severity

If the 9 key is pressed 10 times in a mobile phone, then phone reboots. What would the priority and severity be? I answered "low priority, high severity." Would the answer be "high ...
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What steps to take when you spot a bug before release?

Imagine you are responsible for testing a web application. Your team is preparing a release of a new feature. Just before the release you spot a bug. What next steps would you take next to resolve ...
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What are valid bugs

I have been working in testing for almost 4 years and had never had to ask this question because I worked in highly commercial and critical products. Whatever bugs I raised were marked as “to be ...
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Found a minor bug, affecting 1% of users. What should QA do?

What if you’ve found a minor bug, affecting 1% of users and your actions?
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How bug prioritization works in agile projects vs non agile

When reporting a defect, we are setting the priority and severity of the defect. How this works with agile development? Is there any specific way ? How bug prioritization works in agile projects vs ...
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please give me example of the following Priority and Severity of bug? [closed]

in my interview i was asked there is a login page in which the forget password button is not working what will be Severity and Priority and then he told me what if the Submit button not working ...
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In an AGILE work environment, what kind of work should be classified as a bug to be fixed immediately?

We plan 2 week sprints with all tasks and bugs as much as we can. Every once in a while our QA Lead will assign the developers "bugs" mid-sprint for UI inconsistencies or non-emergency (or what he ...
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Is asking about "The most interesting bug in your career" a good interview question?

We've been interviewing for quite some time and I've been asking candidates: What is the most interesting bug you've found in your career? Either the most interesting, or the one they are proud of ...
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How to sell a bug?

As Cem Kaner said: The best tester is not the one who finds the most bugs or who embarrasses the most developers. The best tester is the one who gets the most bugs fixed. Which refers to a ...
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Defending corner cases

Sometimes, we find specific corner cases that cause a failure in our application - for example, broken relationships between the main entities in our application that are not properly handled (that ...
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Pareto Efficiency in Software Testing

I've stumbled upon the Pareto Principle and Pareto Efficiency terms used in different contexts. What does Pareto Efficiency mean in the context of software testing? My understanding is that, it ...
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What are the criteria to convert code smell to a bug

Inspired by this question, which was closed because (and I agree) was not asked correctly and is not answerable. What are the criteria to convert code smell to a bug? Code smell is a hint that ...
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Most famous concurrency bugs?

Following What is the most famous computer bug of all time?, what are the most famous concurrency-related bugs? "Famous" means that the issue enjoyed coverage in mass media. Embarassingly costly ...
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How to tackle a huge bug backlog?

What is the best approach in dealing with a huge bug backlog? Currently we have a huge bug backlog and i was looking for an efficient way to deal/categorize/ how to manage the backlog?
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How should I approach bugs that I know will never be solved?

Occasionally I'll find a bug that is so minor, so miniscule, so unimportant that I know it will get buried under all the high priority bugs. The bugs I find in the application are things like "The Tab ...
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When is a bug a story and a story a bug

I'm currently debating what constitutes a bug and a story. If there is no evidence for expected behavior then, Are all perceived issues are bug? If a change is made in a story that wasn't detailed ...
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Should you close old bugs?

If you find more bugs than you fix, then what should you do with the ever expanding bug queue? The queue can grow for several reasons: The bug is deemed too low priority to be worth fixing The bug ...
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Should the highest bug priority be limited to bugs found on the production server

I have a disagreement with the dev team lead over whether a P0 bug has to be on the production server or not. We are using JIRA as bug tracking system, and I've found this bug on another team's ...
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Production bugs and on-call support

Are there any metrics to determine if a "software defect" that happens in a Production environment is really a bug/defect - and then it's worth engaging 2nd level or "on-call" support? In particular, ...
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Strategy to handle legacy bugs

There are a number of new developers and testers in our team. When the testers are testing the new features the developers built, they are finding a number of issues, which is not strictly in the ...
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What is the difference between bug severity and bug priority?

This is a basic question. Most projects mix both priority and severity into a single value. What reasons are there to separately assign severity and priority to a defect? What do testing methodologies ...
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What measures do you use to assess software quality?

Hopefully this isn't too subjective. I am curious to know what measures to use to assess the quality of a given software release. The measures would need to be applied to multiple different projects ...
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