I had looked at that. I'm a little confused by the
> terminology though. This sounds like a prescription for
> changing the defaults for some parameters for a session
> rather than for a single figure. Do I misread that? (Also,
> on my browser these entries are much wider than the browser
> window for some reason; later in the faq that changes as do
> some of the fonts. I wonder if something is screwed up
You were rightfully confused. It said figure when it should say
session. I mainly work from scripts, with one figure per script, so I
was just munging them in my mind. I made a brief update to the FAQ in
my own tree, but with the dynamic customization you discuss below,
this will need to be updated again.
As for the browser problem, I have the same. I tried to spot an html
error that would explain it but haven't found it yet.
> Changing the use of the rcParams to be immediate rather
> than locked in at module initialization is more attractive
> to me (and may allow one to assign differnt rc sets to
> different backends by default as well; but that is not
> urgent). Do you mind changing when the parameters are
> picked up? (I'm asking that you do it now, just whether
> that is acceptable).
This seems like the way to go. Nothing really speaks against it
except the slightly inelegant use of a bunch of Nones in the
constructors. I'm happy to make the changes, or leave it to one of