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Re: What would you like to see in a book about Matplotlib?

Hello Michael,
thanks for replying

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 17:19, Michael Olberg
<michael.olberg@chalmers.se> wrote:
> I have used matplotlib to produce the attached plot where I particularly
> appreciated the fairly straight forward way to produce custom labels as well
> as labelling with timestamps. I think that's one issue the book may want to
> discuss.

Sure: they'll made into the book.

> I also liked the possibility to use transparent colours and being able to
> cover spans of x-values by vertical bars (the red lines in my plot) using
> axvspan().

I'll see what I can do to make them into too.

> Btw, the plot shows availability of astronomical (calibration) sources given
> an assumed launch date of the ESA Herschel satellite in April of this year.
> The red regions delineate particular operational days for our instrument
> (HIFI) that were exercised during an on-ground test campaign.

Really nice!

> good luck with the book,


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