Hello list !
This is probably a recurrent topic, or even more probably HAVE been a recurrent topic... So sorry, sorry, sorry... I wanted to search the archives but Sourceforge is very slow today (...).
Anyway, here is my question:
Is it right that Matplotlib can no longer plot 3D graphes?
The scipy Cookbook / Matplotlib / mplot3D says:
The examples below show simple 3D plots using matplotlib. matplotlib's 3D capabilities were added by incorporating John Porter's mplot3d module, thus no additional download is required any more, the following examples will run with an up to date matplotlib installation. Note, this code is not supported in matplotlib-0.98 and later, so please use the 0.91 maintenance release of matplotlib if you need this functionality.
Which seems a bit like saying one thing and the opposite in the next sentence...
So if I understand correctly, for some obscure reason, Matplotlib has been stripped from its 3D plot capabilities... and this same website suggest the use of another package instead...
Does it mean that all my efforts to understand and learn Matplotlib are just a big waste of time since I need another package now that I need 3D plot? So I ask you for advice: should I forget completely Matplotlib and move to MayaVI2? Or is there any plan to bring 3D back into Matplotlib, I mean to make a proper and complete alternative to Matlab?
Or am I just upset because I am missing something. I only plot data every 4 or 6 months, and I really don't expect to see major functionalities to have disappeared when I come back to plotting data... is it a wrong expectation?
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