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re: That's a good introduction to linked lists. Still I believe that linked lists are one of the most overrated data structures and that in practice t...
 

One case where they do make sense, is sharing the same (potentially very long) tail among various heads. This is useful when you want to trace something that splits up a lot.

In certain edge-cases a combination of both may also be useful; that is, a linked list of arrays. I haven't come across any use case where this really makes sense though.

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