[SciPy-dev] an atttempt at sandbox/xplt

Nils Wagner nwagner at mecha.uni-stuttgart.de
Thu Feb 2 02:54:16 CST 2006


Travis Oliphant wrote:
>Arnd Baecker wrote:
>  
>>On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Travis Oliphant wrote:
>>
>>
>>    
>>>Arnd Baecker wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>>On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Pearu Peterson wrote:
>>>>
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>>>The old arrayfns module is now inside the xplt distribution as
>>>gistfuncs.   With this module, xplt now appears to be working.
>>>
>>>I installed it in it's own directory (by running python setup.py install
>>>      
>>>from within xplt) and it appears to be working normally.
>>
>>
>>I installed it "normally", and everything seems to work fine
>>at a first glance.
>>
>>This will make our transition to numpy/new scipy
>>much easier, as we don't have to port things to MPL at the same
>>time (and not everything can be ported from xplt to MPL
>>at the moment ...).
>>
>>    
>
>After a few more fixes, I can run the gistdemolow.py and gistdemohigh.py 
>scripts through to completion.
>
>So, now we have xplt back for those who used it.  It's not as pretty 
>and/or flexible as matplotlib, but it sure is much faster...
>
>-Travis
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Hi Travis,

Do you have no reason for moving xplt into scipy/Lib/ ?
You have mentioned the speed edge of xplt against matplotlib.
This gives reason to have it directly available in scipy (at least for me).

Nils
 
 





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