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The funny part is I reckon you would struggle to answer the question yourself when put on the spot, if you had no prior experience of it. Just my opinion of course and I am speculating.

What's your basis for that speculation?

The solution is a simple predicate. Assuming both events are internally consistent (i.e. end time after beginning time) they won't overlap so long as the beginning of the first comes after the end of the second OR the beginning of the second comes after the end of the first.

Seems like a good weed-out problem.

Disclaimer: no prior experience with the problem.

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