Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > Tom Lane wrote: >> I'm prepared to create a fix for that, but it'd be easier to commit the >> current patch first, to avoid merge conflicts.
> It seems we're mostly in agreement regarding the parts I was touching. > Do you want to push your version of the patch? It's still almost all your work, so I figured you should push it. >> Hm. OK, but then that example is pretty misleading, because it leads >> the reader to suppose that the planner can tell the difference between >> the selectivities of the two queries. Maybe what's lacking is an >> explanation of how you'd use this statistics type. > I think we should remove the complex example from that page, and instead > refer the reader to chapters 14 and 69. Seems reasonable. If we did add enough material there to be a standalone description, it would be duplicative probably. However, that does put the onus on the other chapters to offer a complete definition, rather than leaving details to the man page as we do in many other cases. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers