Danny Shevitz wrote:
Howdy, I'm struggling to understand the different intents between
imshow and pcolor. They have different
return types but both seem to do pretty much the same thing. Pcolor
seems to do non-rectangular domains
and bordered pixels if you want. Is there more to the story?
As I understand it, there is a fundamental internal difference: imshow
produces embedded png, while pcolor produces a collection of rectangles.
The first is less flexible, the second less efficient. I believe it is
correct to have two distinct functions for that, but it certainly could
be documented more clearly.