[Clipart] transparent turkeys

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu Jan 6 14:03:54 PST 2005

Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
>>>> "Stephen Silver" <ocalocal at btinternet.com> writes:
>>>>> OCAL has a number of SVG files with unintended partial transparency.
>>>>> This is due to Inkscape bugs #875906 (which causes fill-opacity to be
>>>>> ignored in some situations) and #1003385 (which ensures that those
>>>>> situations are frequent).  These bugs afflict Inkscape 0.39, and maybe
>>>>> some earlier versions too.
>> You all should forward these errors to the inkscape mailing list to 
>> see what is up.
> both bugs were closed before Inkscape .40 release, so i expect the 
> current version to be OK.
> probably the real problem is for us to:
> - replace the known broken images in our repository;
> - find and correct other broken images.

Ok...sounds like a plan. We could maybe do this from commandline to find them:

find OpenClipart/ -name "*.svg" | xargs grep -l "fill-opacity:0.75000000;"

Here are the files I found that might be afflicted with this problem. Hence, 
some files might just have this fill-opacity by design...It appears that there 
are 839 files that have this fill-opacity in them. Is there are more robust test 
for this error so that we can see if we are fixing the files?

Here is the folder I checked: /home/rejon/clipart.freedesktop.org

Here is where I put the log of files that need to be checked and cleaned:


This might be a good task for some of y'all that want to get involved in the 

How should we go about cleaning up these files? What is the best way? This is 
where Bryce's DMS could really be handy in checking out all versions and then 
doing an update and commit to files in the repository.

Thoughts on how to fix this?


Jon Phillips

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