[GRASS-dev] numeric-numpy-scipy for graphs?

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Apr 23 02:48:02 EDT 2007

I agree about the translucency. Looks nice AND is more informative.


On 4/22/07 11:15 PM, "Hamish" <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com> wrote:

>> "wolle" wrote:
>>> have a look at matplotlib http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/ . It
>>> depends on numeric.
> Michael Barton wrote:
>> Really impressive!
> oh, and by the way, IMO translucency is the neat way to go for bubble
> plots, not sorting by size before rendering and drawing the little ones
> on top (can lead to coin toss overlap results; you lose any order/time
> info in the data).
> e.g. study these two:
> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/screenshots/scatter_demo2_large.png
> and attached graphic (clipped from the NY Times online edition a few
> days ago) which demonstrates it quite well.
> Hamish

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