Creator of Qi Calls It Quits

In a Qilang mailing list email Marker Tarver, creator of Qi, says

In a month I will be packing to go to India; this time for an extended
period. But its also a goodbye to Qi and computing. At some point
you have to acknowledge that Qi doesn't pay its way. It was fun
though and I'm not sad about it.

Qi has been a journey that began nearly 20 years ago when I was a very
different person and worked for a university. But the book on Qi II
marks a natural watershed. I need to move on. By September I will be

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Would it be too much to ask what "Qi" is?

Or are we all supposed to know?

Previously on LtU

It's come up many times before.

As an FYI, it's LtU policy to encourage the use of real names instead of pseudonyms.

It's been discussed before,

It's been discussed before, but I never knew the creator called it quits - seems like it's missing some letters. I've also apparently been mispronouncing Dodo, which it turns out is not named after the looping construct.

Isn't he great, folks?

Isn't he great, folks? He'll be here all week. Be sure to tip your waiters.


Thank you, thank you

I don't usually go for the highbrow stuff, but I figured, "Hey, it's LtU"

Search for Qi

"The word qi was not included because it is too short."

What about trying to find articles on Oz, or -heck- C, D etc?

Always search for "X

Always search for "X programming language", where X in (Qi, C, D, ...)