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Exxon Mobil Upstream Research Interview Question

I interviewed in Houston, TX and was asked:
"Why is the M in Makefile capitalized ?"
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For an interview for a computational sciences group where there are many challenging problems in optimization, convergence, algorithm design etc. I thought this was a rather silly question and hardly pertinent to what it takes to solve hard problems.
- Interview Candidate on Feb 13, 2012 Flag Response
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Because in this way the Makefile will show up at the top of "ls" list
- Anonymous on Oct 3, 2012 Flag Response

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