I would like to use verbose.report during the rc
> validation process to fix this. The problem is that
> verbose is initialized as 'silent', and is only changed to
> the user-selected level after the rest of the rc-file has
> been read. One solution might be to move the verbose
> entries to the top of matplotlibrc, another might be to
> modify __init__.py to validate the verbose settings first,
> no matter where they are located in the matplotlibrc. I
> favor the second approach.
> Thoughts, opinions, suggestions?
I am not in favor of moving them to the top, since I like to have the
most commonly changed ones there. Nor am I wild about a 2 pass
Would it work for you to buffer the rc messages during initialization,
and then output them at the end of the rc read depending on the