Note about jGrasp and Edward Tufte sparklines

This is a little bit of a stretch, but if you look at the "CSD" doc for this jGrasp project from Auburn, I thought it was interesting that they are essentially trying to apply Edward Tufte sparklines to an IDE. The basic URL for the jGrasp project is:

and the URL for the CSD doc is:

IMHO, I don't think it helps at this time, but they seem to be going down an interesting road.