[Tutor] Text Scatter Plots?

W W srilyk at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 17:43:44 CEST 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Wayne Watson <sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net
> wrote:

>  I didn't see any posts with curses in the Subject, but my participation
> here 2/2008 to now with a hole in the middle where I turned to other matters
> than Python. Is there an archive?
> Before GUIs, crude scatter plots and histograms on TTYs and IBM electronic
> typewriters were used with only the symbols on the keyboard. Some were
> pretty decent and effective.

I suppose if you really wanted to try your hand at it you could use
something like string formatting, along with a monospace font to try and
create some sort of ASCII plot... I don't know of any tool that's already
built to do such a thing, though.

-a different Wayne
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