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Re: Development Plans

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jeff Hoffmann <jeff(at)propertykey(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Development Plans
Date: 2005-02-26 15:57:15
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Jeff Hoffmann <jeff(at)propertykey(dot)com> writes:
> On Feb 25, 2005, at 10:36 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> I'm privately hoping to get bitmap index operations into 8.1 (that is,
>> build a bitmap of tuple locations from an index, possibly AND or OR the
>> results of multiple indexes, and finally visit the heap in CTID order).
>> This is not as big as say the Windows port, but it's easily a solid
>> month or two of effort.

> I'd be very excited to see this implemented so I'm happy someone so 
> high-profile seems to be interested in it getting done.  Were you 
> planning on doing it yourself or are there people you know who are 
> actively working on it?  When you say "hoping" is that "probably, but 
> no guarantees" or is it more "it'd be nice if someone took the lead on 
> this"?

It's more "I want to work on this but can't promise it'll get done".
Once the APIs are sketched out it'd be nice to rope some people into
helping with parts of it.

			regards, tom lane

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