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pip installs an old version of matplotlib #204
Matplotlib is at version 1.0 but pip installs 0.91.1.
I think it's because when pip scans the download page (http://sourceforge.net/projects/matplotlib/files/matplotlib/matplotlib-1.0) it looks for links ending with .tar, .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .tgz or .zip but the correct link ends with .tar.gz/download.
Only some links it finds on pypi itself has valid extensions, so pip chooses the newest of them (http://pypi.python.org/packages/source/m/matplotlib/matplotlib-0.91.1.tar.gz).
I'm using pip 0.8/python 2.7 on Mac OS X 10.6.4.
With all due respect, I believe this is a packaging issue, resolvable by
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