[PYTHON MATRIX-SIG] Plotting packages

Steve Spicklemire steve@estel.uindy.edu
Fri, 7 Mar 97 19:36:38 -0500

Hi Christian,

>>>>> "Christian" == Christian Tismer <tismer@tismer.com> writes:

    Christian> Hi Steve, I found this really cool. Taking Java not as
    Christian> a competitor, but simply a working horse and doing the
    Christian> nice stuff in Python.  It is also quite quick. I could
    Christian> give it a try with my polytop meshes.  Is there a way
    Christian> to talk to the java code locally, also?  Could that be

Hmm... perhaps with ILU that could be made to work. I've not been able
to build 2.0a9 on my NeXT yet though. :-( Or perhaps some simple
protocol could be cooked up to communicate between Python doing
calculations and a Java 'window' running as a separate process.

    Christian> the compromise for the future?  Just to say we use Java
    Christian> as a general platform for the gui and control it from
    Christian> Python?  I personally like the idea because it gives us
    Christian> _something_ immediately, because it runs everywhere,
    Christian> and everyone can use a browser.


    Christian> At least this is a very quick solution to the gui
    Christian> problem.  I would like to see a discussion in the main
    Christian> list.

    Christian> cheers - chris

works for me.

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