--- Greg Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> 
> Mr Pink <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> 
> > AFAIK postgres doesn't peek at values used in a query when optimizing 
> 
> Of course it does.

But not ones returned by a function such as now(), or when you use bind variables, as 
Tom aptly
explained.

That's what I meant by 'peek'. Interestingly enough Oracle does that, it's inline with 
their
policy of recommending the use of bind variables. Perhaps postgres could use such a 
feature some
day.




                
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