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deprecate undocumented `matplotlib/mpl.py`
`matplotlib/mpl.py` is a file which used to get imported via ipython's `%pyplot` interface as module named `mpl`, yet it isn't clear at all what it's role is. Given that in our own code, and in the rest of our python neighborhood, we often do `import matplotlib as mpl`, it's quite a bit confusing to have something with the `mpl` name within matplotlib not be the `matplotlib` module itself. This module was only used in `pylab` interface, where it was simply imported in one line via `from matplotlib import mpl` and never used again. With the exception of mpl.finance, all of the modules in mpl.py were readily available simply via "import matplotlib as mpl". pylab's mpl.finance functionality is retained for backwards compatability.
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