Perhaps, but then why do we have Makefile.in, Makefile.whatever, etc., etc.?  
However I concede that it is likely that nobody in the entire world cares 
about this other than me.  :)

On Friday 14 March 2003 10:54 pm, Alan Chen wrote:
> I always thought the convention was that a Makefile was generated, but a
> makefile was hand written.
>
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 01:06:51PM +0900, Seth Kurtzberg wrote:
> > A couple of comments.
> >
> > 1.  I hate having to type Makefile instead of makefile.  make will accept
> > either, so any make replacement should allow the initial lower case
> > letter. Why anyone uses Makefile instead of makefile I've never
> > understood...

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