On 06/17/2014 09:14 AM, Robert Haas wrote:
> Well, I don't know: suppose you're loading geospatial data showing the
> location of every building in some country. It might easily be the
> case that the data is or can be loaded in an order that provides
> pretty good spatial locality, leading to tight bounding boxes over
> physically consecutive data ranges.
I admin a production application which has exactly this. However, that
application doesn't have big enough data to benefit from minmax indexes;
it uses the basic spatial indexes.
So, my $0.02: bounding box minmax falls under the heading of "would be
nice to have, but not if it delays the feature".
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