Is a merge interval function available?
nobody at nowhere.com
Fri Feb 12 02:37:59 CET 2010
On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 23:03:29 -0500, Steve Holden wrote:
>> intervals = sorted(intervals, key = lambda x: x)
> Since Python uses lexical sorting and the intervals are lists isn't the
> key specification redundant here?
Yes, but I wanted to make it explicit.
Well, omitting the key= would change the sorting order in the event that
multiple intervals have the same start, but it still won't affect the
result of the function overall.
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