[Numpy-discussion] Hello and my first patch
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 15:02:52 CDT 2006
Greg Willden wrote:
> On 10/5/06, *Robert Kern* <robert.kern at gmail.com
> <mailto:robert.kern at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Greg Willden wrote:
> > From my view as a newbie to numpy/scipy/matplotlib it isn't
> clear where
> > I should look for what functionality. Matplotlib plots the
> > but it only supports two or three window functions. Numpy
> supports 4 or
> > 5 window functions and Scipy apparently supports more but Matplotlib
> > doesn't support Scipy.
> That's not true. specgram() takes a windowing function. It doesn't
> matter where
> that function comes from.
> The next sentence (that you snipped) afirms what you said.
> Of course this is a minor example and I could just write the window
> function myself and then use it in Matplotlib
> The details of my off-the-cuff example would probably be better
> addressed by the Matplotlib folks. (i.e. why they don't have builtin
> functions for more windows).
> You can see how it's all very confusing to someone new.
> "Matplotlib can plot a spectrogram but I need to use a window function
> from SciPy because Matplotlib only supports NumPy and NumPy doesn't have
> the one I want?"
> You get the idea.
No, I'm afraid I don't.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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