Hi, I've installed matplotlib 0.71 on Mac OS X 10.3 which
> completed without errors.
> when I run python "import matplotlib" is fine, but "import
> pylab" bombs with "ImportError: cannot import name POLAR"
rm -rf the build directory *and* site-packages/matplotlib and
rebuild/reinstall. This cures the problem 95% of the time. It is
usually caused from some detritus from a previous build or install
that distutils doesn't handle so well. Let mw know...