Originally Posted by Darren9
So it's still just a theoretical proof? But we're close to a machine that can run it, or are we? "The proposed quantum algorithm is a suitable candidate for near-future experimental realizations", it all comes down to how near the future is. It could be a bit further away than we think.
Its "fuzzy logic" and it proved actually worthless in the 1980s and 1990s too. Just a form of hardware that can do it instead of software approximating it.
The problem is that computers are precise, and a precisely wrong answer is useless.