[SciPy-user] Re[2]: ANN: Veusz 0.5 - a scientific plotting package

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Mon Apr 18 15:50:28 CDT 2005

On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Jeremy Sanders apparently wrote: 
> Okay the advantages over other plotting interfaces are 
> these: 

> 1. GUI and scripting interface which work in exactly the same way. 
>     Items on a graph are "widgets" which can exist as children of other 
>     widgets. 

>     Using the GUI, you build up a plot out of the widgets, read in 
>     data, and quickly adjust the settings of the plot to make it look 
>     just how you like. You can move round the widgets, even between 
>     containers. 

> 2. Saved data files are scripts which can easily be modified by the user 

> 3. It's pretty quick, and you get instant feedback when you modify things. 

> 4. Container widgets to hold graphs and other widgets to make complex 
>     plots. 

> 5. Multiple pages possible for storing sets of associated plots. 

Wow!  That was kind and extensive feedback to my questions.  

I guess I am left with two pressing questions.
i. is Biggles really dead? (there was a release just a year ago)
ii. why Velvet Ember Under Sky Zenith?


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