Gradients with transparency in a bitmap can be used and created with gradient editor in Gimp. I was able to recreate the effects on your gnome link using it (background color to transparency over it).
I vote in favor of closing the list to non-subscribers also.
On Sun, 30 Apr 2006, Gilberto wrote:
> Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 13:49:28 -0500
> From: Gilberto <stoet@...>
> Reply-To: inkscape-user@...
> To: inkscape-user@...
> Subject: [Inkscape-user] linear transparency in bitmap patterns. Is it
> But imagine that the mirrored word 'gnome' is available as bitmap
> only. That can't be done easily, because you cannot change the
> transparency as a gradient. At least as far a I could figure out. Or
> maybe I am missing something.
On Sun, 30 Apr 2006 14:03:58 -0700
Bryce Harrington <bryce@...> wrote:
> Again, the decision to do this is up to the users of this list. If,
> say, a dozen member of this list voice in favor of doing this, and no
> one votes no, I will make the change.
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