> 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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