The set_aspect function is called from axis() in pylab.py and I
>> think somewhere in backend_basics after a zoom event.
> Thanks for pointing that out--I thought I had found
> everything, but I certainly had not. I will take a look at
> those calls; at the least, they will need to be changed
> slightly if I remove the fixLimits kwarg.
One of the drawbacks of having pass through kwargs. grep isn't as
useful as you'd like it to be. This is a docstring bug in pylab.axis,
which should be updated to reflect the fixLimits kwarg (if it survives