If a severity is set on the XML file, then it is not imported in Sonar.
What's more, if the severity is "0", this means that the sniff must be muted, so the rule should not be imported at all.
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|Status||Open [ 1 ]||In Progress [ 3 ]|
|Original Estimate||0 minutes [ 0 ]|
|Remaining Estimate||0 minutes [ 0 ]|
|Status||In Progress [ 3 ]||Resolved [ 5 ]|
|Resolution||Fixed [ 1 ]|
|Status||Resolved [ 5 ]||Closed [ 6 ]|