Well, maybe, but why does it not happen for John? His penultimate post showed, that his iPython session does not have this problem? Is there a setting that might influence this apart from the hold state?
On 2010-07-16 18:48:48 +0200, Eric Firing said:
deleting images from ax.images does not free memory :
Maybe because ipython is keeping a reference to every AxesImage object
that you make...