--- Comment #10 from YEK <> ---
Hi Vincent,

Thank you very much for your comment which begins, "On technical side:" which
is comment 9 in this thread. I appreciate you taking the time to create those
instructions for me and to post them for me.

I just downloaded

The team at Mozilla solve the problem of allowing users to downgrade or install
older versions of add-ons to Firefox in an efficient and effective manner that
I hope  you will consider.

Here's an example of what I am thinking of:

What's not to like about that solution? I am not being facetious. Really. Is
something wrong with it? It seems like it would be trivial for you guys to

Also, is it technically challenging to maintain multiple versions of Kdenlive
in package managers such as the Synaptic Package Manager? I have found
applications typically are more likely to run smoothly for me when I install
them from a package manager instead of when I install them from a Terminal. (I
assume some minor technical changes are made to a particular application which
tends to make it run smoother on a particular flavor of Linux).

I am not merely thinking of GalliumOS (an Xubuntu flavor) that I am currently
using but I am also thinking of  Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Linux Mint, and Puppy Linux
which I have used over the years.

>From a logistical perspective, I don't mind using the Terminal at all. I
typically merely scroll through my list of recent commands in a Terminal using
my up or down arrow on my keyboard to select a command I recently used. Then,
if necessary, I edit the command I have chosen. I actually use a Terminal
fairly frequently albeit for minor operations such as shutting my computer down
in, say, three hours. But I have been burned so many times installing
applications from the Terminal that I find myself not merely consciously but
actually subconsciously reluctant to do so.

If I recall correctly, package managers typically install the most current
version of an application by default. Therefore, if such behavior were standard
across different versions of Linux,  then even if a package manager were to
maintain scores of versions of a particular application, a user would be
extremely unlikely to inadvertently install an old version of an application.
And given the remarkably low cost of electronic storage media these days, it
seems unlikely that cost would be a constraint.

Finally, it's not as if I have stumbled upon some arcane technical problem you
guys are unaware of. Version control is a need common to virtually all software
that is being developed or even maintained.

Why "reinvent the wheel?" Instead, I hope you guys will essentially copy and
implement a solution that will be elegant for both your technical team as well
as for users.



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