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I wrote:
> There is something more powerful than policy at work here: Unix tradition.
> Cron has *always* done this.

Paul Slootman writes:
> On what systems? I can't recall seeing this (on all sorts of SV systems).

My possibly defective memory tells me that System III did it.  I am certain
that Vixie cron always has.  The original cron stays lower case: it's the
children that upcase.  I imagine that the purpose is to make it easy to
distinguish the children from the parent.
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