On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 18:25 +0000, Simon Riggs wrote:
> Any time we apply a LIMIT clause to a plan with a SeqScan or
> unqualified IndexScan, we shouldn't assume the scan will do less than
> say 10% of the table. It might, but its an unsafe assumption because
> as the selectivity decreases so does the safety of the assumption that
> rows are uniformly distributed.

Just trying to follow along. You mean "as the selectivity _increases_
the safety of the assumption that the rows are uniformly distributed
decreases", right?

        Jeff Davis

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