legend(loc='best') not so great

I tried a scatterplot with legend(loc='best'), but the legend
appears on the upper right, covering a data point. There is nothing anywhere
in the graph on the upper left, which is where 'best' should go.

A small, self-contained example would be most useful. The logic for ‘best’ isn’t the greatest, but it should work in most cases. If you could provide an example of where this blatantly breaks, it might uncover a bug.

Cheers!
Ben Root

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On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@…287…> wrote:

I tried a scatterplot with legend(loc=‘best’), but the legend

appears on the upper right, covering a data point. There is nothing anywhere

in the graph on the upper left, which is where ‘best’ should go.