Thanks John. That fixed the hanging process. Now a
> message is coming back "none active" from the function:
> I haven't traced it back further yet.
Just kill the line -- that was a diagnostic debug message that should
have been removed before the release.
Andrew Straw noted that a change I made in the axes module in 0.30
introduced a performance hit on his system. If you are experiencing
similar problems, I also fixed this. plots should load approx
twice as fast with the changes in CVS.