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Also provides (in source/framework/mediacontrol.cxx) an implementation
of the graphical media playback control that appears in the toolbar /
mediaobject bar when media is selected under the .uno:AVMediaToolBox
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+== avmedia/gstreamer ==
+The avmedia component is implementation of manager service defined in
+offapi/com/sun/star/media/. Radek has added implementation based on
+gstreamer so that we can add audio and video files into impress
+presentation on Linux with gstreamer.
+The implementation is pretty straightforward, sometimes it has
+problems when gstreamer installation is incomplete.
+In the beginning the media files were not embedded, Thorsten added
+support for that later.
+FUTURE work: it might be worthwhile to revamp the avmedia UI