Scientific plotting calls for Python on Mac??

Louis M. Pecora pecora at
Mon Sep 4 17:04:16 CEST 2000

In article <8ovtpb$40b$1 at>, Calvelo Daniel
<dcalvelo at> wrote:

> Alex Martelli <aleaxit at> wrote:
> : "Louis M. Pecora" <pecora at> wrote in message
> : news:030920000959533029%pecora at
> :> There seem to be several packages out there for Python
> :> scientific/numeric plotting on the Mac, but it is not clear which are
> :> simplest to use -- my criteria.  Some seem to require several packages.
> :> Although I will pursue trying to sort this out, let me ask:
> :>
> :> Does anyone know of a simple, "standalone" Python plotting module?
> : Isn't that what PIDDLE is for?  With the QuickDraw backend, it
> : would seem to be right for your purposes on a Mac.  "This backend
> : generates MacOS QuickDraw graphics within a window of the Mac
> : Python IDE", says the blurb (can't check -- I have no Mac!), and
> : it says that nothing extra besides MacPython is needed with Python
> : 1.5.2.
> Or graphite which is built on top of piddle which is the low-level
> drawing stuff. graphite is the 'scientific plotting' package.


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