[aur-general] qt3 backend in python-matplotlib

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 16:47:39 EST 2011

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Stéphane Gaudreault
<stephane at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I am preparing an update of python-matplotlib to version 1.0.1. This package
> supports multiple backends for rendering graphics and plotting windows. So
> far, our PKGBUILD supported QTAgg which requires the old qt3. Considering that
> qt3 has no future, I wonder if it is still necessary to provide this backend.
> Any objections if I drop it ?
> I will also set the default backend to QT4Agg (user will still be able to
> change the default in the matplotlibrc file or in their scripts).

>From what I understand Qt4 is supported, right? If so, I agree that
it's reasonable to drop support for Qt3.

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