Stuart Bishop <> writes:
> I was wondering if the planner should be much more pessimistic,
> trusting in Murphy's Law and assuming the worst case is the likely
> case? Would this give me a much more consistent system?
Well, it would give uniformly awful plans for cases where fast-start
plans are actually useful ... and there are plenty.
We do need to think of ways to account for risk, but I don't think
that jamming the tiller all the way over is likely to be a net
regards, tom lane