[SciPy-user] Fast simple plotting
grante at visi.com
Thu Jan 4 16:40:42 CST 2007
On 2007-01-04, Jerry <lanceboyle at qwest.net> wrote:
> BTW, gnuplot can only plot data that is first written to disk
Not really true
1) Gnuplot can be sent data through a pipe.
2) All decent OSes (and even a few crappy ones) cache
filesystem data blocks in RAM, so small temp-files will
rarely even hit a disk platter.
> (other than that which it calculates itself) so it might be
> slower than you would like.
In my experience gnuplot (pygnuplot) is pretty fast. I'm able
to smoothly animate rotation of 3-D wireframe plots containing
undreds of line segments without any problems.
Grant Edwards grante Yow! YOW!! I am having
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