This patch does not change default behavior but provides
> a useful feature enhancement that we use at Creative
> Commons. It would be great if you, our humble upstream,
> would accept it in the new point release. Would you?
> Thanks! I'm subscribed to matplotlib-devel and welcome
> comments. I've re-attached the patch in the case that it
> got lost.
Hey Asheesh -- sorry we missed this the first time. I just tried to
apply it but the patch didn't go through because of the dir naming
conventions you are using on your system. Could you try to get an svn
co, apply your patch, and then submit an 'svn diff' ?