Reply to post: Re: Algorithm./ Technique

How to solve a Rubik's Cube in five seconds

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Algorithm./ Technique

Point is, either way, you end up with a solved cube, a fixed computer, or in an earlier example, a sorted list. May not be the optimal solution, but unless utmost efficiency is critical, many times you can get away with "good enough". Selection sort may not be the fastest sort around, but it has its uses when space is tight because it can sort in situ.

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