This functionality was never there, so nobody can miss
> it. Before my changes, the options in matplotlibrc only
> allowed to specify fixed colors for mfc and mec. This is
> now not possible any more, but can easily be done via
> kwargs. Automatic coloring was just as inflexible as it
> is now but less consistent.
Yeah, I mispoke a bit. What I meant is that I prefer black edges, and
to have a green face and black edges. There is no way in the new
infrastructure for this to happen by default as far as I can see, but
I can pass mec if I want.
I can live with it, but I may not be the only one, so be prepared for
griping. Or we can consider something like Eric proposed where mec
can either follow mfc or be set to a fixed color, or something along