[Matplotlib-devel] matplotlib versus Matplotlib?

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 03:33:38 EDT 2016


On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 9:02 PM, Nelle Varoquaux
<nelle.varoquaux at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> important question of the day… Is it matplotlib or Matplotlib?
> I remember having this discussion with Mike at scipy 2013 and I sort
> of recall that matplotlib was the correct capitalization.
> I personally much prefer Matplotlib, but either way, we should make a
> decision and stick to it.
> The 2005 paper (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/2005ASPC..347...91B)
> seems to point with lower case matplotlib.

I believe standard grammatical rules would suggest Matplotlib, as it's
a proper noun.



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