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[News] Petro founds new companyANN.lu
Posted on 12-Sep-2000 14:17 GMT by Teemu I. Yliselš19 comments
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According to this item at Amiga-news.de, Petro Tyschtschenko of Amiga Deutschland has founded a new company together with one Frank Basta, called Power Service GmbH. Apparently the company deals in the supply of workforce for software companies.

Petro founds new company : Comment 1 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Teemu I. Yliselš on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
My deutsch isn't particularly good, so if I've misuderstood something, please do correct me.
Petro founds new company : Comment 2 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Ian Otter on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
If it's true, it is great shame that Petro is gone. He has been with
us through all the hard times. He himself kept Amiga going
throughout all of the company changes. I have met him at all of the
shows and feel the Amiga community has lost a big player. Good luck
Petro with the future.
Petro founds new company : Comment 3 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Anonymous on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 2 (Ian Otter):
Where the hell does it say Mr Tyschtschenko left Amiga Deutschland?
Whether the article itself nor the item here on ann says so.
Petro founds new company : Comment 4 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Fabian Jimenez on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 3 (Anonymous):
I just wonder if his placement firm will specialize in "foreign" talent from India? Seems like a major conflict of interest if he used Amiga's funds to send himself there to do this instead of sell 1200s.
Petro founds new company : Comment 5 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Christian Uceda on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
Petro must die!
Petro founds new company : Comment 6 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by XDelusion on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
What did Petro do for Amiga exactly, not much it seams since he lost his posistion as prez of Amiga, if you all don't recall.
But hey then again, he was German, so maybe he was off busy touring with groovy bands like Laibech or something, in which case I totally understand. :)
Petro founds new company : Comment 7 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Ralph Schmidt on 11-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 6 (XDelusion):
Laibach isn`t a german band:-)
Petro founds new company : Comment 8 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Paolo "Mod3m" D'Urso on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
I would like to say my appreciation for Petro and good luck for his new company... okay, he's not the most expert Amiga user, but he managed to keep the classic Amiga alive during these years...
If he leave Amiga inc, I would still like to see him around for the Amiga expos, like the Pianeta Amiga in Italy this September.
You're always welcome, Petro, and I will offer you a beer next time we see! :)
Petro founds new company : Comment 9 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Anonymous on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
He just keep saying "The future is bright!"... The rest did by the community.
Petro founds new company : Comment 10 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Steve Duff on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 6 (XDelusion):
Laibach is an old Yugoslavian industrial band, to the degree that 'Yugoslavian' is a good identifier these days. Of course, the heavy metal band Rammstein has a singer who sounds like a twin of Laibach's, uhm, crooner. ;>
I really dug Laibach's NOVA AKROPOLA. Nothing else matched it, though they had a good tune here and there, and OPUS DEI was pretty cool for a 'commercial' Laibach CD. I also enjoy their cover of I'VE GOT A FEELING off the LET IT BE cover album. That was a hoot!
Petro founds new company : Comment 11 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Leon r. Tan on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
Although Bill does not know what's happening for real (he did not speak to Petro yet), he is giving his comments to us. I find this very strange, because this should be an internal matter and he is starting rumours himself. He should be above this, while at the same time I think this is an important item. He'd better find out what's happening first and then decide how or not to react to this rumour. I think it's very unprofessional and sadly points out that internal communication has not changed much since Commodore.
However, should Petro decide to start up his own company in his present employers' time and he did not mention any details, then the only thing that matters is that Petro did something behind his bosses' back and that's not very decent -> there are other ways.
Petro founds new company : Comment 12 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Floyd Dameron on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
I may get flamed for this but, in my opinion Petro has made some decisions that
have driven the nails into the Amiga coffin. One of which was to keep the price
of the Amiga 4000 at about twice the going price of a (argh) PC. As much as I
wanted an A4000, I was forced to purchase a PC for financial reasons. Oh sure he
claimed he was doing this so that people wouldn't think he was just dumping them
onto the market, but if they are more affordable and you are still generating a
profit then chances are there will be more purchases and more revenues will be
generated for whatever purposes needed. so if he's going, I say good riddence!
-Floyd, A.K.A. Pink Floyd
The Wall
Petro founds new company : Comment 13 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by KiRhann on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
Funny, when Petro was with Amiga he was a hero.
Now he's setting up his own company, he is seen as a traitor.
And not only that, but people are rubbishing for his time at Amiga.
I have learned a lot about what Petro did at Amiga from message boards and mailing
lists. Some of it good, some of it bad.
I have to admit I always just thought of him as a BizDev manager for a company
that weren't developing anything.
(if) He's gone I wish him luck. But I won't miss him overly.
Petro founds new company : Comment 14 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Remco Komduur on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 5 (Christian Uceda):
This is an absolutely pointless remark made by an ilinformed person.
Go to amiga-news.de and check what his remark was!!!!
It is a pure financialy plan and if you can't see why he did it your really not all that bright. Petro still stays with Amiga. Please don't make any judgements before the person himself has responded.
And for all you people that responded with saying Petro didn't do anything.... you're all NUTS. He is the one that kept Amiga alive. He also could have said "Haaa, the hell with it". He has been the father figure for the last couple of years and without him we would be in a much worse state. Probably even beyond repair.
Petro founds new company : Comment 15 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Len Carsner on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
I took this to mean he was involved with another business "on the side".
Nothing that was said indicated he was no longer going to be with Amiga.
I've have met Petro on numerous occaisions and emailed him frequently. While I know
nothing about how well versed he may be on all things Amiga, I dare say you will find
no one more passionate than he about Amiga. If not for Petro and his efforts we would be
talking about Amiga in the past tense.
Bills lack of knowledge indicates (to me)that either He is too busy with new the AmigaOne
to be aware of any movement by Petro, or Petro senses he will no longer be needed once the
last new Classic Amiga is sold and is making this move to assure himself of a future.
In either case, I wish him the best. He has been a staunce supporter of the Amiga, and a
good friend to all he met.
Petro founds new company : Comment 16 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Daniel Hutchinson on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
I'm becoming increasingly concerned with the state of Amiga just
lately, we seem to be falling into oblivion, again. Why has Petro
gone? Surely the new Amiga inc can find him something to do? If it
weren't for Petro I think things would be worse today, he made
mistakes, but did a lot of good for Amiga to, respect due :-) Anyway,
I here the SEAL show in the UK was very disappointing, there's still
no sign of the BoXeR, the new PPC cards have been delayed, again, the
G3/4 projects all seem dead. And, Amiga inc, well things are very
quiet on that front, there seems to be little interest outside the
Amiga "Community", which also seems increasingly sparse and
disjointed. The latest Amiga Active magazine is seriously lacking in
the reviews department, software especially. Innovative have left the
market in a "nice" kind of way. And to top it all we have the gross
miscontuct of Alive Mediasoft, selling pirate software, taking money
for goods that never shipped, and then denying anything happened?!
What the hell is going on, why do we need Morph OS? 2 years ago would
have been nice, what's the point with AmiVerse just around the corner.
Unless something amazing happens, there will be nothing left within a
Hoping things will get better, as I have for the last 6 years.
Daniel Hutchinson
Petro founds new company : Comment 17 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Joseph "ArthurPPc" Gigante on 12-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (Paolo "Mod3m" D'Urso):
Many thanks for the year together Amiga, e many thanks for has keep her Alive.
Good job, Good Luck, and, if you leave Amiga.inc, farewell.
You are the biggest friend that Amiga has haved.
Petro founds new company : Comment 18 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by nOM^ on 14-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
In reply to Comment 5 (Christian Uceda):
bah ... you have no respect for someone that did a great deal for the Amiga !
You should be ashamed of yourself. Did you ever do something for the Amiga ?
Petro founds new company : Comment 19 of 19ANN.lu
Posted by Anonymous on 14-Sep-2000 22:00 GMT
Petro is still the fager figure for Amiga.
And i will bett that if Amiga Inc, goes bust again, he will be there
for us and he will try getting us moving again.
Everyone that slags off Petro is a FOOL !!!
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