[IPython-user] ipython -p numeric problem
jack at xiph.org
Sat Mar 29 18:16:52 CST 2003
> It is caused by the fact that I'm trying to enable mouse support, but
> unfortunately I think only the CVS gnuplot has this. In a sense it's
> forcing a bit the users's hand, but I've left it in because Gnuplot with
> mouse is so incredibly better than without, that it's worth for users
> the pain of moving over to CVS code.
It really depends on how soon the Gnuplot CVS will make it to a real
release? I have no idea what their timelines are.
> Unfortunately I don't know of a way to trap the error to inform the
> users of all this more gracefully. Ideally I'd check for this in some
> manner and give a nice message, but because of the way ipython
> communicates with gnuplot, I've failed so far.
Can't you just run gnuplot --version and check the version string?
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