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Re: First banner ad!

On Mon, 2007-12-10 at 12:55 +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Jonathan Roberts wrote:
> >> Simple and nice, good work. I believe it should say "2008".
> >> And maybe add some color to the logo? A light halo?
> > 
> > OK, I've changed it to say 2008, but as for colours on the logo I don't
> > know becuase it seems hard to find colours that will work with the
> Do you know Agave - http://home.gna.org/colorscheme/ (yum install 
> agave)? Is a wonderful tool for the job, will help you to find matching 
> colors.
> > background. Also, I could not figure out the Halo options under effects
> The halo effect is a remaining from before Inkscape had the Gaussian 
> Blur filter and is a poor way to fake it (it work only on paths, no 
> objects like ellipses or text which have to be converted to paths, no 
> groups, etc.)
> The best way to create a halo effect is to make a duplicate of your 
> object (if is a group then ungroup and do an union), outset and then 
> apply Gaussian Blur, maybe decrease the opacity.

Cool, thanks for the advice :D

You can find a new version of it at

and I've also updated the svg:


Any more feedback? I hope it's not too blurred now! 

Best wishes,


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