draw_idle still seems to suffer from the "trying to
> catch up" problem. I added the
> gdk.POINTER_MOTION_HINT_MASK to enable passive mouse
> motion event handling. The gtk interface does not lag
> behind with this enabled, even with complex figures.
> Does this break functionality you are expecting somewhere
> else? Now the gtk backend acts the same as wx and tk
> with respect to mouse motion. Here is the reference I
> found for addressing this problem:
On my system, the performance is acceptable with this somewhat
pathological test case
from pylab import *
for i in range(1,7):
So I'm happy to keep it.
Nice work. Steve Chaplin, btw, is the resident gtk expert, so he may
weigh in on the gtk strategy...