pylab set function in python 2.4

In retrospect, "more consistent" was a poor choice of words.

    > I believe I was thinking of some corner case where I had to
    > do something like `obj.member.set_text("blah")' when I wrote
    > it. Of course, I cannot find an example where you have to do
    > this, so it's a good bet I was doing something daft.

No, this is pretty common. Eg,

ax.xaxis.major.formatter

and so on. But I think this kind of organization is OK. Especially
in ipython, with tab completion :slight_smile:

JDH