[SciPy-dev] Re: [SciPy-user] Re: plot_func
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Thu Aug 5 22:15:05 CDT 2004
Alan G Isaac wrote:
>On Thu, 05 Aug 2004, Matt Kubilus apparently wrote:
>>I hacked into the pyPlot.py
>>module and added a function that essentially just sends a command to the
>>hidden function that actually calls the plotting routines. This allowed me
>>to use the full functionality of gnuplot which can to way more than just
>>what scipy.gplt does.
>Yes, I did the same.
>To pyPlot.py I added:
> def replot(self,cmd=''):
>To interface.py I added:
>This seems to work fine.
>(Clue me in if it is a bad approach.)
>Since I want to use SciPy in teaching,
>this is really pointless unless the developers
>say they will implement it. I cannot ask
>students to do such things: they need to use
>the software as downloaded.
>Clearly users want this.
>Can we hear from a developer please?
>Or can someone tell me if there is a process
>for submitting such changes.
I'm not sure who is using pyPlot (it was something of a stop-gap) and I
would highly recommend using matplotlib at this point. There may be a
case for including it in the Enthon distribution but Enthought would
have to comment on that. I'm still using xplt heavily (on Linux mostly)
and so I know it works there.
Changes to SciPy are always welcome. If you just have a few you can
post bug reports at
http://www.scipy.net/roundup/scipy/index --- you might want to post on
scipy-dev as well if it's a serious bug.
Patches, or code-snippets that fix the problem are always appreciated
and can be sent to scipy-dev at scipy.org
General complaints are also welcome and will be attended to as soon as a
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