axis break

Hi everyone, Guess no-one has a trick yet to put in an axis

    > break. My question is now, should this not be on the goals
    > list at least?

    > If the developers think it is a good idea to implement this,
    > I would like to have a go at it. As I'm not all that
    > familiar with the matplotlib internals it would be great if
    > someone has any ideas on how to go about it.

This is not possible and is not easy. Currently, we don't even have
independent control of the lines that surround the white axes box (the
left and right y-axis lines and the upper and lower x-axis lines. It
is a long-standing wish to be able to control these independently of
the axes box, and this would be a good place for you to start. See and